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The creator 

About people or money,

he knew little as a penny.

He watched the structures elegantly designed,

against the mockers’ joy, he quickly resigned

Then stood the girdles, the pillars self admired… 49 more words


The Life Cycle of a Mayfly (short story)

The Life Cycle of a Mayfly

by Nathan Goldschot


Hoping to alleviate my perpetual restlessness, I began restoring all the 2-cycle dirt bikes languishing in outbuildings on my family’s farm. 3,295 more words


Ayn Rand on self-esteem and selfishness

To read and re-read.

“(…) The thing that is destroying the world. The thing you were talking about. Actual selflessness … It does exist—though not in the way they imagine.

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Book Review: The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Reading “The Fountainhead” might just be one of the most contradictory experiences of my life. 829 more words

Book Review

Is Lone-Wolf Judaism a Thing?

My new blog post for The Jewish Journal:

Howard Roark wasn’t Jewish, but his creator was.

Roark was the protagonist of Ayn Rand‘s 1949 novel… 790 more words


The Trumpster's Roark

It seems that Donald Trump and a host of his cabinet nominees are fans of the late Ayn Rand. Her philosophy of “objectivism” exalted the individual over the group. 588 more words


book review: The Girl Before by JP Delaney

Personally, I found The Girl Before to be more suspenseful than The Girl on the Train (yes, I’m still hung up on how popular that book is).  388 more words

Book Review