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(02-11-2019 12:54 AM)Leonard D Neubache Wrote:  Children are possessions. They are no more a parasite than your dog or cat. You own them because you want to, though hurrdurr levels of libertarianism go beyond the pale when they suggest that like a dog or cat you can have your child "put down" if you so please. They also fall flat regarding nonsense like who really owns the child. Solely the mother? We've seen how well that works out.

Rand's ideological leanings are laughable. Two generations into her own system of belief and little baby Rand would be produced by a slave mother and sold when grown to a useful size as a commodity, maybe for industrial work or sex slavery or to fight dogs for sport. She has been coddled by an ethics-driven society for so long that she has utterly no idea how women would fare in a cut-throat free market environment.

Just another spoiled cunt with delusions of the ability of women to survive on their own in a man's world. No red-pilled man should look at Rand's visions of a utopia with any response but gut-busting laughter.

I'm not so sure open cry auctions aren't the worst way to dispose of the worst children. I have a business acquaintance who wrote a piece proposing a more meritocracic/feudal implementation of something similar. The gist is free schooling, kids so what they are told, when the opportunity for legal majority comes around the kids take a test. Bottom third is auctioned, junk males neutered. I have re-read the piece several times over the years and with each re-reading it sounds like a better idea.

(02-11-2019 06:30 AM)ilostabet Wrote:  I got about half-way through Atlas Shrugged a long time ago - I was still a libertarian at that time, btw. I don't know if Atlas did, but at that point I shrugged myself and put the damn book back on the shelf. It was painfully boring and cheesy (not to mention dated). Maybe it turns around after that and becomes an incredible book, but to me it was a preachy soap-opera, in which dialogue is not used to advance the story but to serve as philosophical pamphlets. The characters are one dimensional, cookie-cutter villains and heroes, or mere furniture to the real heroes or villains.

Given her philosophy is one of the most autistic ever devised (in a literal sense of being unable to empathize with another human being), the book becomes unbearable as every other page has a character preaching about something. Give it a rest. The only thing I could appreciate was people smoking all the time, and waxing poetic about it. But even then, a bit cheesy.

As others have noticed, she was also kind of a terrible person in real life - which to me it does come through in the words.

She might have been intelligent in a conventional sense, but that just goes to show IQ can only do so much. She was good at exposing the horrors of the soviets, everything else is intellectual masturbation - and she didn't even have a dick, it was masturbation with a stolen dildo. Worst case of penis envy I've ever seen.

Ayn Rand's problems is that between Woodrow WIlson and FDR the US went insane. That Rand's writings imported some sanity is the root of her appeal. The problem with Rand is she also imports a lot of old woman insanity. This manifests itself in a number of ways, but mostly in her retreat to idealism and ideal things.

She proposes the men she lacked to foresight to attach to when she was younger were supermen because of some sort of communion with ideals and so long as these men communed with her idealism while going about the world and doing, intentionally or not. Then in Rand world everyone is equal and deserving of justice in proportion to how well they commune with her ideals.

It's a sort of Harry Potter Industrialist fanfic.
02-11-2019 03:57 PM
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