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She’s like one of those artists that draws a dot on the canvas and rambles for hours about how it represents the embryo of mankind when it’s a fly poop. While we all know how awesome Roark is, he is seriously a piece of stone: Dagny was relentless in trying to hold the world together, even though the world tried to stop and undermine her at every turn. The characters are, without exception, fascinating: Thinking is something one doesn’t borrow or pawn. While I like a few ideas here and there – her support of Capitalism and the individual’s rights – on the whole, I think it’s a wannabe rational but actually shallow philosophy that, from the viewpoint of rational content, might as well be consigned to flames.

And the whole manifesto masquerading as a serious novel gave me eyeball sprain from all of the rolling it did. Her acknowledgement of the way so many are Well I finished it. Given that over half a century has passed since its initial publication, and that Ayn Rand herself only spent a few months working in an architecture firm, I’m pretty sure this isn’t the most reliable account of the profession.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. What I am coming to realize is that hers was a philosophy of pure business, i. Even though it’s been on my to-read list forever, I found an excuse not to read it whenever I picked it up.


Trivia About The Fountainhead. He has a commitment to reason and facts.

El Manantial

Return to Book Page. He thinks for himself and follows his own mind in everything. It’s all bullshit, and his arguments defending, say, his low-key but all-consuming misogyny aren’t that good and don’t even really make sense, but just for a second you find yourself thinking, “Huh, the man might have a point Who is more valuable to humanity? Sorry boys, it doesn’t usually work out that way. If Gail Wynand was not in this novel, I would have lower the rating, but God, the entire part under his point of view is just so really, really, really good.

For the prestige, maybe, but even that’s questionable. But combine the two–and you’ve got them. Rand sold her first screenplay inbut nobody would buy her first novel We the Living a melodrama set in Russia.

El Manantial by Ayn Rand (4 star ratings)

Her story-telling skills and style of writing are undoubtedly distinguished; however, philosophy is not Ms. Dominique’s father representing the status quoKeating himself, pandering publisher Gail Wynand failed idealism and of course deplorable Elsworth Toohey insidious socialism. If the story, not the philosophy, is really the most important aspect of her book as Rand also says in the forewordthe second trial is another place where the book falls short.

I also think Dominique is a fascinating complex character who is tortured by wanting to stay true to her ideals in the face of the superficiality of the people around her. Aug 19, K.

Howard Roark is the perfect protagonist. As literature, I found the book dry, predictable, and overwrought.


‘El manantial’, de Ayn Rand, o el eslogan de la novela liberal

Men who were logical thinkers; cold and objective. Just like in the case of her denunciation of homosexuality: I don’t feel it trudged on and on, but then again, the concept of pride in the work you do.

For example, Roark dynamites a government building project that has been altered, so he can gain access to the courts since the government cannot ahn sued.

I plan to have clients in order to build”? Galt spoke to the radio masses; basically sheep.

Alisa Rosenbaum was born in pre-revolutionary St. Heroic individuals should “tend their own gardens,” as Voltaire advised, and ed the rest of humanity fend for itself. As someone who has done development work in West Africa and also worked in non-profit and in corporate philanthropy, I recognize Toohey and his corruption and evil and his hypocrisy is sadly very dde. Most folks that would enthusiastically agree with Rand are either too dumb to put pen to paper, or too smart to let the world see what sociopaths they really are.

But I couldn’t, and wouldn’t, live for you. The villain of the book is Ellsworth Toohey, an architectural critic of note, who denounces Roark for his failure to adhere to ek accepted standards of the day. Roark seeks employment with Cameron, an architect whose designs tried to incorporate using the advantages of new materials, e.