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January 20, 2013 10:47 PM

Ayn Rand and the criminalization of everyday life

by Roger Kimball, from Roger's Rules

A few of my friends are avid fans of Ayn Rand, especially of Atlas Shrugged. As I’ve explained in this space and elsewhere, I am not. I’ve tried the book a few times and just couldn’t get through it.  I did see the first two installments of the recent movie version and rather liked them, [...]

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