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Garbage and Gravitas | The Nation
"Far from needing explanation, Rand's success explains itself. Rand worked in that quintessential American proving ground—alongside the likes of Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and Glenn Beck—where garbage achieves gravitas and bullshit gets blessed. There she learned that dreams don't come true. They are true. Turn your metaphysics into chewing gum, and your chewing gum is metaphysics. A is A."
RandAyn  philosophy  politics  Nietzsche  individualism  libertarianism  neoliberalism  USA  capitalism  Hollywood 
may 2011 by petej

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