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NH Liberty Forum 2015

New Hampshire has a lot of liberty-related events, and the one I attend most often is the Liberty Forum. This year it was in Manchester and had its usual excellent lineup of speakers. 329 more words

General

The Truth of the Matter, Relatively Speaking

Welcome to the second of this week’s two blog posts concerning my discussion with some friends of mine about Relativism and its relative merits and demerits.  1,400 more words

Analysis

As you know, we here at JPFmovies take requests very seriously. Our new friend CC put in a number of requests, one of them being Atlas Shrugged Part 1 (2011). The “critics” didn’t like, but we did.

Ayn Rand’s 1957 novel Atlas Shrugged is a legend in the literary world.  Her novel is one of the foundations for laissez-faire capitalism.  Whether you agree with her or not, you would be a chump to discount the power of Rand’s writings, especially Atlas Shrugged.  881 more words

Movie Reviews

Fountainhead Part Two

Hello all,

Here we have part two of the Fountainhead by Ayn Rand. Now I did more of a character analysis last article and, today, I wanted to focus more on the general outline of the plot. 561 more words

Libertarian Women's History Month: Ayn Rand, in memoriam

Ayn Rand (Alisa Zinov’yevna Rosenbaum) was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, on February 2, 1905, to a not particularly observant Jewish family. Her father was a pharmacist, as is one of the middle class Russian families being slowly ground into starvation in her first novel, We, The Living.   1,823 more words

Ayn Rand

Review: 'Revelation & Social Reality' by Paul Lample

I have embarked on sequences of new posts which examine a number of ideas from books I have recently read. These ideas relate to where our society is heading and what we as individuals might be able to do about that. 569 more words

Bahá'í Faith

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

Hello all,

I hope you enjoyed my most recent blog post about TFIOS. Today I wanted to take you back to my September/October reading. In those two months, I read the Fountainhead by Ayn Rand. 1,029 more words