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She said what?! : quoted from Ayn Rand

‘She said what?!’

featuring statements from outspoken women:

opinions, outlooks, observations

which they were more than willing to share.

Writer, philosopher Ayn Rand (1905 – 1982) 96 more words

"She Said What?!"

'I' against 'Us'

Mentioned in the afterword to Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead is a startling revelation by the author – the book, she says is mainly about Howard Roark versus the world and the mechanism of the such world in making Roark succumb to their whim, and the triumph of the ideal man, which is Roark. 550 more words

World Order

What men should be and could be

This rhetoric by Dominique Francon at the trial of Howard Roark gets me every time I read it.

“Howard Roark built a temple to the human spirit. 262 more words

Content Writing

We’re not getting a cat

I was sitting on the top level of the double decker bus going from Blackbird Leys to Oxford city centre, on my way to work. We were going down a road of semi-detached, 1930s houses, between the bridge over the ring road and Temple Cowley. 184 more words


A Review of Ayn Rand's Anthem

I know that Ayn Rand went through the times with the Soviet Union and I understand why she would set out to write this. I thought the book was just a mere “meh.” While I did enjoy the plot, the characters are very one-dimensional even when they break away from the herd. 226 more words

Recycling Space: New Architecture for Old Places

This text was excerpted from a May 7, 2015 lecture hosted in Wilkinsburg by the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation.

I’m fortunate to have worked at… 1,389 more words


The Fountainhead of Youth

Padriac Steinschneider, honcho of the New York chapter of the Congress of the New Urbanism, was as miffed as I was by the reflections of the Dallas Morning News architecture critic Mark Lamster on the CNU proceedings at Dallas last week. 1,278 more words

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