Extractions: Franz Lehár Considered from the Objectivist Point of View Where the Lark Sings The Merry Widow Die lustige Witwe In the Lehár biography Gold and Silver The Merry Widow Widow gemütliche But the strongest reason why Lehár deserves the attention of Objectivists is his melodic genius. Ayn Rand invested great importance in this aspect of music. She knew, and it is well recognized, that good melodies convey an impression of logic and inevitability Widow The Merry Widow The Merry Widow Home Rodney Rawlings
Great Thinkers: Ayn Rand Russianborn novelist and philosopher ayn rand s inspiring moral defense of individualism and liberty. Information about purchasing The Letters of ayn rand. http://www.libertystory.net/LSTHINKRAND.htm
Extractions: Russian-born novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand's inspiring moral defense of individualism and liberty Ayn Rand (1905-1982) won over millions to the the moral values of individualism and liberty which had fallen out of fashion more than a century ago. There continues to be a lively interest in her ideas. The 1997 release of Michael Paxton's documentary film Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life was nominated for an Academy Award. In May 1999, Showtime aired The Passion of Ayn Rand starring Helen Mirren as Rand, Peter Fonda as her husband Frank O'Connor, Eric Stoltz as her principal associate Nathaniel Branden and Judy Delpy as Barbara Branden (both a Rand associate and author of the acclaimed biography on which the movie was based). Rand's philosophical novels, especially
Extractions: Life Ayn Rand's life was often as colorful as those of her heroes in her best-selling novels The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged . Rand first made her name as a novelist, publishing We the Living in 1936, The Fountainhead in 1943, and her magnum opus Atlas Shrugged in 1957. These philosophical novels embodied themes she then developed in non-fiction form in a series of essays and books written in the 1960s and 1970s. Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, on February 2, 1905, Rand was raised in a middle-class family. As a child, she loved story-telling, and she decided at age nine to become a writer. In school showed academic promise, particularly in mathematics. Her family was devastated by the communist revolution of 1917, both by the social upheavals that the revolution and the ensuing civil war brought and by her father's pharmacy's being confiscated by the Soviets. The family moved to the Crimea to recover financially and to escape the harshness of life the revolution brought to St. Petersburg. They later returned to Petrograd (the new name given to St. Petersburg by the Soviets), where Rand was to attend university. At the University of Petrograd, Rand concentrated her studies on history, with secondary focuses on philosophy and literature. At university, she was repelled by the dominance of communist ideas and strong-arm tactics that suppressed free inquiry and discussion. As a youth, she had been repelled by the communists' political program, and now an adult, she was also more fully aware of the destructive effects that the revolution had had on Russian society more broadly.
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1999 Stamp Program ayn rand The 1999 addition to the Literary Arts stamp series honors ayn rand, the author of The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged. Born Alissa Rosenbaum in St. http://www.usps.com/images/stamps/99/ayn_rand.htm
Extractions: The 1999 addition to the Literary Arts stamp series honors Ayn Rand, the author of The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged . Born Alissa Rosenbaum in St. Petersburg, Russia, Ayn Rand came to the U.S. in 1926 at the age of 21, and later became a U.S. citizen. Rand believed that a productive society is the result of individual freedom and effort. Her philosophy influenced all of her books and made her a controversial but respected author. The stamp art was illustrated by Nicholas Gaetano, who also illustrated book jackets for several recent editions of Ayn Rands books.
Extractions: Tuesday, August 11, 1998 More Showbiz headlines By BRUCE KIRKLAND Toronto Sun Made by self-declared Rand fans who verge on being apologists and sycophants that would have annoyed her right off this plodding, unimaginative, 143-minute documentary commits a worse sin. Ayn Rand: A Sense Of Life is informative but crushingly dull. All the Movies reviewed
Ayn Rand Biography ayn rand(Redirected from ayn rand). US postage stamp honoring rand (1999) Biography ayn rand was born to Jewish parents in Saint Petersburg, Russia. http://www.biblio.com/biography/ayn_rand.html
Documentary Helps Make Sense Of Rand's Life Review by Mick LaSalle, in the San Francisco Chronicle. ayn rand was quite an interesting character, and the clips of her are worth seeing, although the tone of this film begins to grate. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/1998/05/01/DD14367.DTL
Central Florida Objectivists SCOPE is a discussion group based on the philosophy of ayn rand. Meeting location, essays, and newsletters. http://members.tripod.com/WideSCOPE/
Extractions: Average Three Posts Per Week Powered by groups.yahoo.com E-Mail: UCFObjectivistClubemail@example.com Voice: Three Ruling Values To Help You Grow Through its three-part Ideal Self programadapted from Hyrum Smith's book What Matters Most Central Florida Objectivists show members how to live rational yet passionate lives of personal fulfillment and achievement. DISCOVER Objectivism holds individual human life in this world as the standard of all moral values and your life as an end in itself. Our ruling value of S elf- E steem drives our weekly Love Your Life online chats as we rigorously examine Ayn Rands philosophy. Participants learn about the objective nature of human life in general and themselves in particular. Integration of these lessons allows participants to defend their minds against the postmodernists of the Left and the religionists of the Right so they can live their own lives happily and without obstruction.
The Binary Circumstance: Ayn Rand: The Roots Of War Bibliography 1 rand, ayn, The Virtue of Selfishness, New York Signet, 1961. 2 rand, ayn, Capitalism The Unknown Ideal, New York Signet, 1967. http://binarycircumstance.typepad.com/bc_blog/2004/05/ayn_rand_the_ro.html
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Extractions: More HOME IN THE NEWS CAREER RESOURCES ... SITEMAP Ayn Rand is the author of the classic American novels The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged and the originator of a comprehensive philosophical system called "Objectivism" that emphasizes the primacy of human reason, the moral importance of individualism and the necessity of political freedom.
Home Page Study group on Objectivism and the works of ayn rand. Site includes calendar, information on upcoming events, discussion board, and brief history and goals. http://www.studentgroups.ucla.edu/reason/
Extractions: the objectivist club at ucla home calendar contact us links ... about us April 2, 2002 Hello again, the club is now active with meetings and other events every 2-4 weeks. Again, please feel welcome to attend all events (unless otherwise noted) you are interested in. We will be having our first live speakers in the upcoming weeks, so stay tuned. I highly encourage you to join the mailing list by e-mailing me here . You will get news and updates faster than by merely checking this website. January 8, 2002 Welcome to the Objectivist Club's Website - a beacon of reason in a sea of, well... My name is Robert Johnston, and I am freshman here at UCLA who is trying to restart the Objectivist Club. As you may know, when previous Club President Lane Ratchford graduated last year, the club more or less stopped functioning. I am supported in my effort immeasurably by Kraig Odabashian, a Law Student, as well as the Ayn Rand Institute (ARI) and, of course, Ms. Ratchford. The Objectivist Club is once again recognized by UCLA, and we hope to have our first meeting sometime this month (January). If you have not already subscribed to our e-mail list, please do so by sending an e-mail with the subject "Subscribe" to firstname.lastname@example.org
Ayn Rand A concise biography, short introductions and excerpts of her novels, information about Objectivism and links. http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Aegean/1311/rand.html