The more I read about objectivism and Ayn Rand – the latest being this London Review of Books overview of her works – the more I befuddled I become at how people are simply in love with her and her books. Out of the four basic principles of Objectivism, I happen to agree with two of them:
But not with:
Metaphysics: objective reality (I’m more of a relativist)
Ethics: self-interest (what??)
I reviewed Atlas Shrugged here. Sure – I love the emphasis on the mind and intellectualism…but not enough of it to make it my life philosophy.