Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand has been dead for sixteen years, but her writings remain as controversial as ever. Her philosophy, termed "objectivism," dictates that the highest purpose of existence is to live for oneself.... but her critics counter that selfishness is not a virtue. Is objectivism an unfairly maligned pragmatic philosophy, or just an excuse to do what you want? Peter Schwartz, chairman of the Ayn Rand Institute and syndicated columnist Arianna Huffington discuss the legacy of the author.

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