is anyone reading the novel ATLAS shrugged?its a very good novel an very influencing...what do you think about this novel? and have you read any other novel by Ayn rand?
I thought they both ROCKED, but then I am a lifelong entrepreneur ...
No I dont know what it is but I get bored easily and can't sit down and read a book.
My favorite is also Fountainhead. It was very difficult to put down. I think she brings out all the key points of Objectivism there and has some extremely compelling characters.
Atlas was good for the most part but I found the ending to be a bit on the preachy side.
I read it many years ago, I'm not sure why other than the fact that it was considered a "must read" among young conservatives. I found the book to be very poorly written both in style and content. It seems that many misguided young Republicans regard Rand's paranoid fictional account of socialism run amok as prophesy about our own times. Don't lose any sleep over it. The industrialists are too greedy to abandon society, and big brother is not out to destroy them (or you).
by Aya Katz5 years ago
I'm going all the way to Springfield, MO to watch the movie, since local theaters are not showing it. If you are going there, too, let me know, and we could meet before or after the movie.For those of you who are going...
by mortimerjackson5 years ago
I wrote a review of the recent Ayn Rand movie, Atlas Shrugged Part 1. And it got me to wondering why people like Ayn Rand in the first place. The review is here, for anyone who is interested. <link removed>If...
by Credence210 months ago
In a interesting piece of rightwing fiction of the horror genre. ($50.00/gallon gasoline) This film has received rave reviews from the political right as the possibility of an ominous near future of overbearing...
by Susannah Birch6 years ago
I love 'We the living'. Saddest romance ever.Second to that I'd go with 'Anthem'.What's your favourite Ayn Rand book?
by tony07245 years ago
I myself am really looking forward to seeing how well they adapt the book to film. I read the book so long ago I actually had hair back then !
by Motown2Chitown6 years ago
Most of us are avid readers, I'd assume. I'd like to give some time to what novels and books have affected you dramatically in some way - such as prompting you to change your life or just opening your mind to a...
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