A Catalog of Abysmal Reviews by the Hollywood Establishment

Whereas 85% of Flixter users liked–and by “liked,” I mean “loved”–only 9% of critics liked it. The critical voices that are captive to the Hollywood establishment are nearly unanimous in their denigration of the film. http://movies.nytimes.com/2011/04/29/movies/atlas-shrugged-part-i-ayn-rands-opus-review.html# Atlas Shrugged: Part I may be set only five years from now, but the world it portrays is completely […]

Announcing the Egosphere!

From ObjectivismOnline.net: Announcing the Egosphere!: “It is my pleasure to introduce a new blog alliance, The Egosphere! The alliance will be hosted by Objectivism Online’s meta-blog engine and is for bloggers that are advocates of the philosophy of Objectivism as a closed system. The following bloggers are current members: Awake and Free (http://www.erandror.com) (Eran Dror) […]

Interview with Atlas Shrugged movie Producer John Aglialoro …

New interview with Atlas Shrugged movie Producer John Aglialoro …: “Who is John Aglialoro? Probably no one since Ayn Rand has invested so much in Atlas Shrugged. For nearly two decades he has championed the novel — financially, intellectually, logistically — because he was determined to make a movie …”

Writing Perspective and Culture

As a psychologist, I think a lot about worldview — the way we see and interpret our surroundings. Worldview is so integral to the way we function that we often don’t notice it at all. We take it for granted, and it’s only when we meet people who think differently from us that we realize […]

Individual and Community

Ayn Rand applauded a culture in which the interests and desires of the individual take precedence over those of the family, group, or community. Frequently, I hear “I am spiritual, but not religious” or “I like Jesus, but not Christianity.” Many people who are spiritually searching have had bad experiences with churches. So they want […]