01-28-2013 09:14 AM
01-28-2013 09:56 AM
i tried to post a goofy pic of him but this forum is fucked and the link wouldn't load.
what micwalt said.
01-28-2013 10:01 AM
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01-29-2013 02:44 AM
01-29-2013 11:23 AM - edited 01-29-2013 11:25 AM
pink freud wrote:
Anybody who claims to think Ayn Rand's writings to be sound ideas for reality shouldn't be put on TV, let alone within a breath of being POTUS.
This. So much this. It's just immaturity-based selfishness, and I'm always surprised (and frustrated) by how many people take her ideas seriously.
I actually really like our current POTUS's views on Rand, as taken from a recent interview:
Q: Have you ever read Ayn Rand?
Q: What do you think Paul Ryan's obsession with her work would mean if he were vice president?
Obama: Well, you'd have to ask Paul Ryan what that means to him. Ayn Rand is one of those things that a lot of us, when we were 17 or 18 and feeling misunderstood, we'd pick up. Then, as we get older, we realize that a world in which we're only thinking about ourselves and not thinking about anybody else, in which we're considering the entire project of developing ourselves as more important than our relationships to other people and making sure that everybody else has opportunity – that that's a pretty narrow vision. It's not one that, I think, describes what's best in America. Unfortunately, it does seem as if sometimes that vision of a "you're on your own" society has consumed a big chunk of the Republican Party
I also like the even more recent, "Ayn Rand is for Children," which elaborates even more:
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