@MutoShack When I was 20 I felt dirty reading ayn rand -- and I was raised an atheist and still was a happy little atheist.
IMO, she's a selfish, amoral... other nasty things... person.
Actually, she even wrote on the 'virtues of selfishness', so she agrees with me.
The Ayn Rand quote that sticks with me is: "The smallest minority is the individual" -- which, in my mind, is the ultimate answer to identity / grievance politics, as well as to consideration of the individual relative to the power that can be brought to bear against the same.
She also agrees with Marx in that the revolution is built by frustrated creatives, not the proles.
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