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Response to zeemike (Reply #10)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 11:01 AM

19. I read all of the Rand books I could get a hold of until it dawned on me that Ayn Rand's

theories were utterly crazy and would never work in my life, not if I wanted to have a husband and children and live in a good world. Why wouldn't it work? Because there is no room for love and self-sacrifice in Rand's world.

And you can't marry or raise children or do really meaningful work or live the life your soul is meant to live if you don't have love and self-sacrifice or at least working toward some goals other than being rich and master or mistress of your universe. That's just not where a good life is.

Ayn Rand was a kook.

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