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Marr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-27-09 06:26 PM
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17. Huh? It was largely Ayn Rand's "philosophy" that caused the mess to begin with.
Edited on Mon Apr-27-09 06:26 PM by Marr
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  -'Atlas Shrugged' author sees resurgence (CNN) {Ayn Rand -- ick!} eppur_se_muova  Apr-27-09 04:57 PM   #0 
  - Well, it just goes to show that boring, ponderous, and truly SHITTY writing is timeless!!  hatrack   Apr-27-09 04:59 PM   #1 
  - x 1  Doremus   Apr-27-09 05:03 PM   #6 
  - still sitting on my shelves  glaeken777   Apr-27-09 05:12 PM   #8 
     - There's a reason you gave up after forcing yourself through the first 100 pp. . . .  hatrack   Apr-27-09 05:14 PM   #9 
  - Another book Freepers will buy, read one chapter and use as a paperweight  Taverner   Apr-27-09 04:59 PM   #2 
  - IMO the RW conservative hacks that I know are far too  geckosfeet   Apr-27-09 05:00 PM   #3 
  - Atlas shrugged is not reconciable with Christianity  AllentownJake   Apr-27-09 05:02 PM   #4 
  - +1  Qutzupalotl   Apr-27-09 06:22 PM   #16 
  - Ayn sees and speaks from the dead? Clearly, I should have read her more closely.  HereSince1628   Apr-27-09 05:03 PM   #5 
  - She's one of the Undead? I guess that would figure. nt  eppur_se_muova   Apr-27-09 05:06 PM   #7 
  - If the assholes  Turbineguy   Apr-27-09 05:16 PM   #10 
  - Republicans have to go somewhere, now that their party is imploding.  glitch   Apr-27-09 05:28 PM   #11 
  - A problem for Randians  The Traveler   Apr-27-09 05:30 PM   #12 
  - Atlas Shrugged isn't a book, it was a cry for help by a deranged woman. Nobody cared.  Democracyinkind   Apr-27-09 05:43 PM   #13 
  - And the flimsiest of disasters starts the whole ball rolling....  Aviation Pro   Apr-27-09 05:45 PM   #14 
  - Alice Rosenbaum was a terrible philosopher and even worse novelist  mitchum   Apr-27-09 05:52 PM   #15 
  - Huh? It was largely Ayn Rand's "philosophy" that caused the mess to begin with.  Marr   Apr-27-09 06:26 PM   #17 
  - Good thing she's dead so she can't profit from it...  lame54   Apr-27-09 06:36 PM   #18 
  - I fail to see how anyone can buy into her "philosophy" unless  Batgirl   Apr-27-09 06:47 PM   #19 
  - Robert Hunt said that readers were seduced by the relentless glamour of the GQ model-CEOs' lives:  MisterP   Apr-27-09 07:10 PM   #21 
     - I haven't read that, sounds interesting.  Batgirl   Apr-27-09 07:40 PM   #24 
  - When times are tough, folks turn to the used book bin for toilet paper.  Danger Mouse   Apr-27-09 06:48 PM   #20 
  - Stephen Moore and the rest of the Randites have never been right about anything.  devilgrrl   Apr-27-09 07:11 PM   #22 
  - Just met a woman who's reading Fountainhead or w.e. and her hubby's reading Atlas  October   Apr-27-09 07:19 PM   #23 

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