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On Ayn Rand – “Cultural Amnesia” – Clive James

September 30th, 2011 · No Comments · Culture, Extremism, Philosophy

Ayn Rand had one (a good title) with The Fountainhead, and another with Atlas Shrugged: a bit of a mouthful, but nobody has ever spat it out without first being fascinated with what it felt like to chew. Yet if those were not two of the worst books ever written—the worst books ever written don’t even get published—they were certainly among the worst books ever to be taken seriously.

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