Jul 102011
Looking at Rand's Ideas Part One

  Yes, the ‘Rand’ is Ayn Rand.  The atheist, selfish, capitalist, free market, anti collectivist, merciless etc…  Don’t like her?  Well that doesn’t really matter here.  I’m looking at ideas and maybe I won’t even express hers accurately.  I’ll take a little piece at a time.  I’m interested to see if (though an atheist) her broader views are compatible with scripture.  I think they are.  Lets begin where she would, I think, with first principles. Rand was a great fan of Aristotle.  Each volume of Atlas Shrugged was named after principles he basically codified.  ‘Non-Contradiction’, ‘Either Or’, and ‘A is […….]