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Dread & the Fugitive Mind or the Thankless Job of Literary Journal Editor

I was a founding editor of a small online journal, Ontologica. We ran for five years. We weren’t making history or revolutionizing the publishing world by any stretch of the imagination, but I was proud of the pieces we put out and enjoyed getting to work with authors I would never otherwise have contact with. 461 more words


The Fountainhead

This is a must read.
It reinforces one’s belief system.

“It is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane.” - Philip K. Dick, VALIS

I. I am searching for a middle ground between ‘peace of mind’ and assertiveness. By ‘peace of mind’ I mean this: letting nature, destiny, or what have you, take it’s course; relaxing in the knowledge of impending success, the realization of goals; not stressing oneself but allowing the mind a vacation from worry. 363 more words

Book Recommendation: The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

I acquire most of my knowledge about the world from books. Reading always helped me think about things in ways that I would not have dared to otherwise and broadened my perspective on various topics. 862 more words

Ayn Rand

The Fountainhead 

The Fountainhead is a 1949 American film based on the 1943 best-seller The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand. My soul motivation to watch and review this film was my undying love for the novel, which is a literary masterpiece. 426 more words

Individualism vs. Altruism

Yesterday night, after one and a half months, I finished it. The Fountainhead. By Ayn Rand. So I just wanted to write something about it. How I felt after reading it, its various characters, its ideology. 442 more words

The Fountainhead

On Second Thought: “The Fountainhead”

Note: This post was originally written for and published as part of MovieRob’s Genre Grandeur –Black & White Movies for the month of August, a genre chosen by yours truly. 1,307 more words