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Thursday, December 16, 2010

you know i try to be open and honest and understanding

i try to accept people for who they are without putting my beliefs upon them. HOWEVER, i'm not that kind of person. i know it. i admit it

so, when someone i consider a friend (and i don't use that term lightly) says they even LIKE ayn rand or her books, i cannot ever look at them in the same way again.(even her pretentious made up fucking name annoys me)

there, i've said it. i feel good too







Best Press Release Ever?

 By Nick Baumann

Last week, Facebook titan/world's youngest billionaire Mark Zuckerberg joined a group of other super-rich individuals (including Bill Gates and Warren Buffett) who are promising to give at least half of their money to charity. I'm going to go out on a limb and say that most people probably think this was a good and praiseworthy development: the super-rich have benefited enormously from our society, and it's nice of them to give back. But not everyone thinks that way. Take the Ayn Rand Center, which is dedicated to promoting the memory and Objectivist philosophy of the famed novelist. The center's Don Watkins was horrified by Zuckerberg's decision:..........

 

2 comments:

Debra She Who Seeks said...

I've never read any of her books or even seen movies based on her books. Phew! But I understand she had kind of a kinky sex life and am admittedly curious about that.

a rose is a rose said...

i tried to read them, i didn't get very far. i have no idea what her sex life involved. i am repulsed by even the thought of 'ayn rand' and especially her popularity.