The works of Ayn Rand have their detractors.
In supporting the idea of Objectivism, Rand's works purport to describe how self-reliance is the only way to the experience the joys of self-worth, self-interest, and self-ishness.
These are, of course, the forerunners of the selfie.
Rand also was very keen to insist that man "exist for his own sake, neither sacrificing himself to others nor sacrificing others to himself."
Some, therefore, have guffawed at the notion that her disciples have just started a Kickstarter campaign. They are out on the virtual streets, cap in hand.… Read more