It lets them say, "Hey, I'm not being a selfish jerk, I'm following a philosophy! Of course, this incredibly short-sighted and narrow outlook — only seeking short-term gains no matter the cost to everyone else — will not even maximize long-term individual gains (let alone short- or long-term societal gain).
Objectivism introduces several religious elements, the likes of which were previously only accessible to atheists via the messianic shrillness of Communism (or possibly a maximally insane adherence to the Austrian School of Economics),.
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Objectivism is a peculiar philosophy formulated by novelist Ayn Rand.
To justify and extol human greed and egotism is to my mind not only immoral, but evil.Her first best seller, The Fountainhead, weaved those Objectivist beliefs into the speeches of the book’s hero, architect Howard Roark.Roark, who faces trial for dynamiting a building that he designed after his architectural plans were changed behind his back, tells the jury that he lives on his own terms, with no obligation to men except “to respect their freedom and to take no part in a slave society.” Drafts of Atlas Shrugged were read by the young Alan Greenspan, who belonged to href="FIRE is a nonprofit educational foundation devoted to free speech, individual liberty, religious freedom, the rights of conscience, legal equality, due process, and academic freedom on our nation's campuses.Marva Collins is the remarkable teacher who made national headlines with her private school in a Chicago ghetto after demonstrating (again) that children are vastly more capable than the evil public schools claim.