Tag Archives: Ayn Rand

Lapham’s Quarterly Fall 2019: CLIMATE, pt. 5

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham’s Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts referencing Lapham’s Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.] [L.Q. cover, quotes, and images from Lapham’s Quarterly Fall 2019: CLIMATE, except where noted otherwise.] [Right-click … Continue reading

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Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2019: Happiness (fifth and FINAL comments)

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham’s Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts referencing Lapham’s Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.] [L.Q. cover, quotes, and images from Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2019: Happiness, except where noted otherwise.][Right-click on … Continue reading

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Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2018: Rule of Law, review pt. 2 & final

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[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham’s Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts referencing Lapham’s Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.] [L.Q. cover, quotes, and images from L.Q. Spring 2018: Rule of Law] [New to Lapham’s Quarterly? … Continue reading

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Lapham’s Quarterly Winter 2018: States of Mind, review pt. 1

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham’s Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts referencing Lapham’s Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.] [L.Q. cover and images from L.Q. Winter 2018: States of Mind] [New to Lapham’s Quarterly? See … Continue reading

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Fast Track by John DeDakis, book review

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[Categories: Literature, Reading, Writing, Fiction, Mystery, Book Review] Wow!  This is GOOD! Five stars, bearing in mind I’ve given everyone from Chester Nez through Jodi Picoult to Ayn Rand the same on their individual merit, not as compared to each other. … Continue reading

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Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2008: About Money, partial review one

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[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham’s Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts reviewing or referencing Lapham’s Quarterly.] Money.  Isn’t that what it’s all about?  The currency of modern day survival?  I would be hard-pressed post-apocalypse to snare, skin, cook, and … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games Trilogy, Boxed Set – Book Review

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[Categories: Books, Reading, Literature, Photography.] [Click on photos to enlarge.  Taken with my new Nikon 35mm f/1.8G AF-S DX Lens.  Single icon photos are crops/blowups of cover photos.  Photography 101 forever.] Three stars out of five.  The trilogy is: The Hunger … Continue reading

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Yet another book you must read: FREE MARKET REVOLUTION

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Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand’s Ideas Can End Big Government by Yaron Brook, Don Watkins This is an excellent book.  I approve its message. (It is presidential election season.) The book is a methodical, reasoned analysis of the self-inflicted big government … Continue reading

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CAPITALIST SOLUTIONS – A Philosophy of American Moral Dilemmas by Andrew Bernstein

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This is a dynamic, powerful book.  It is filled with in-your-face pull-no-punches logic and reason.  Oh these Ayn Randians (Bernstein has written and lectured with the Ayn Rand Institute for some time).  Do they never stop spouting about individual rights, … Continue reading

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SHIBUMI (understated elegance) (effortless perfection)

This may be the longest book commentary/review I’ve ever written, as priceless quotes abound throughout the book and I plan to include many.  All are from the 2011 paperback copy.  I’m including numerous info links.  Use them after your first … Continue reading

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Atlas Shrugged: Part 1 (the movie)

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This movie, based on Ayn Rand’s novel, was both thought provoking and enjoyable.  When it ended I thought, darn!  I have to wait one year for Part II to be released, and two years for Part III!  (If the producers … Continue reading

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Atlas Shrugged Movie – Get Involved

Atlas Shrugged Movie – Get Involved. Ayn Rand’s masterful philosophy novel coming to the big screen?  I’ll be watching.

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Look Look. See Sarah Palin.

See Sarah Run. Stop Sarah Stop. Don’t Run, Sarah, Don’t Run. Some Republicans urge Palin not to run If I have to I will say it a thousand times between now and 2012. We who dearly and seriously do NOT … Continue reading

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Essays on Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged”

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..edited by Robert Mayhew. Why am I reading so much fiction these days? (See my recent blogs.) In order to take a breather from THIS scholarly tome. It’s not that I’m suffocating. It’s that such in-depth analysis of a such a … Continue reading

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