This Wednesday the Meeting of the Minds club is discussing the philosophy of Ayn Rand. Normally, I wouldn’t interfere. But, to me Rand is such a misunderstood figure that I thought I’d post links to some exposes of who she really was. She was not a libertarian, or a conservative. She was a radical and rather frightening fringe figure. I think it’s important to understand the difference between her strange worldview and real libertarianism. I hope these will help.
- She was bonkers.
- Very thorough explanation of who she was and her philosophy.
- The Truth About Ayn Rand.
- Rand’s Cult Of Selfishness.
Sorry to interfere. I just think that conservatism — and American politics, as well — is greatly diminished by all this.