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What Irony Replaced: Henry James, Ayn Rand, and American Romanticism Part 5

August 13, 2018 Part 5 - Human Passivity A second critical difference that sheds light on the divergent universes... Read more...

In Memory of Andrea Rich

August 07, 2018 Ayn Rand was not the only great “mother” of the modern liberty philosophy. Isabel Patterson and... Read more...

What Irony Replaced: Henry James, Ayn Rand, and American Romanticism Part 4

August 06, 2018 Part Four - Smart Money The Portrait of a Lady is considered the greatest novel by one... Read more...

Capitalism Has (Almost) Nothing To Do With Profit

August 06, 2018 Yes, you read that title correctly. For us to make this point, we need to be very clear about... Read more...

What Irony Replaced: Henry James, Ayn Rand, and American Romanticism Part 3

July 30, 2018 Part Three - Divergent Universes Henry James did not consider the subject matter of his... Read more...

What Irony Replaced: Henry James, Ayn Rand, and American Romanticism Part 2

July 23, 2018 Part 2- The Art of Fiction Henry James wrote his essay “A Lecture on the Art of Fiction” in... Read more...

What Irony Replaced: Henry James, Ayn Rand, and American Romanticism Part 1

July 17, 2018 Part 1 Henry James (1843-1916) is a major American author. His numerous novels and novellas... Read more...

Steve Ditko’s Indelible Legacy

July 09, 2018 When Steve Ditko picked up the phone over two years ago, I stammered an introduction, thanking... Read more...

The Midnight Ride of Ayn Rand

June 27, 2018 Listen, my children, and you shall learn Of the personal liberty for which all people... Read more...

Book Review: Butler attempts the near-impossible, and pulls it off....

June 08, 2018 Ayn Rand left an intellectual legacy the size of Mount Everest. A mountain this size cannot be... Read more...

Superhero Me!

May 31, 2018 Countless articles and books have exposed the injustice of egalitarian policies, from... Read more...

Her Better Judgment: Ayn Rand, Theodore Dreiser, and the Shape of the American Novel, Part 5

May 25, 2018 Part 5—Conclusion Ayn Rand was right of course. Rand was right about living conditions in Russia.... Read more...
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