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Final note on The Fountainhead

The Fountainhead—a force I reckoned with and how.

We all have books which we can’t keep shut about. But then there are a few books which we can’t stop talking about to our friends, family, acquaintances, strangers, bathroom mirror, pillow and the window planes. 989 more words


Problematic Heroes: Howard Roark

Written by Guadalupe Rodriguez

Note: this post contains spoilers from Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead.

In the midst of the #MeToo era, I’d like to re-examine one of my old time literary heroes, Howard Roark. 481 more words


Value Added

Mr. Rochester and I are having a little work done to Thornfield.  My tables are covered in blueprints and soil reports and none of it makes an ounce of sense to me.  474 more words

Notes From Thornfield

The Life Cycle of a Mayfly (short story) NEWLY REVISED

The Life Cycle of a Mayfly


by Nathan Goldschot


Fueled by teenage restlessness, I began restoring all the 2-cycle dirt bikes rusting in outbuildings on my family’s farm. 4,603 more words


Something worth pondering

“Though how in hell one passes judgement about a man without considering the content of his brain is more than I’ll ever understand.” – Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead. 209 more words

December 17, 2017

To sell your soul is the easiest thing in the world. That’s what everybody does every hour of his life. If I asked you to keep your soul – would you understand why that’s much harder? 23 more words

Quote Of The Day

The Tragedy Of a Bibliophile

I love books. I could spend my entire life reading and writing, I want to.

In fact, when people speak about their ideal lives and talk about the cars, houses and the ladders they will climb for the career the society dictated to them, I zone out. 554 more words