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This book is the equivalent of a drunk, eloquent asshole talking to you all night at a bar You know you should just leave and you could never explain later why you didn t, but you just sit there listening to the guy ramble on It s all bullshit, and his arguments defending, say, his low key but all consuming misogyny aren t that good and don t even really make sense, but just for a second you find yourself thinking, Huh, the man might have a point before you catch yourself and realize that This book is the equivalent When The Fountainhead Was First Published, Ayn Rand S Daringly Original Literary Vision And Her Groundbreaking Philosophy, Objectivism, Won Immediate Worldwide Interest And Acclaim This Instant Classic Is The Story Of An Intransigent Young Architect, His Violent Battle Against Conventional Standards, And His Explosive Love Affair With A Beautiful Woman Who Struggles To Defeat Him This Edition Contains A Special Afterword By Rand S Literary Executor, Leonard Peikoff, Which Includes Excerpts From Ayn Rand S Own Notes On The Making Of The Fountainhead As Fresh Today As It Was Then, Here Is A Novel About A Hero And About Those Who Try To Destroy Him This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I had not really paid much attention to Ayn Rand, darling of the conservatives very surprisingly, actually until I began reading her biography When I asked around to see who had actually read any of her work, I found only a few, but lots of opinions about Rand herself Often those comments ascribed beliefs to Rand that were at opposite poles of the spectrum, from conservative to radical, individualist to Nazi fascist Obviously another case of what I call the De Toqueville syndrome, where I had not really paid much attention to Ayn Rand, darling of the conservatives very surprisingly, actually until I began reading her biography When I asked around to see who had actually read any of her work, I found only a few, but lots of opinions about Rand herself Often THIS HORROR STORY IS TO SCARY FOR ME IT HAS A CREEPY GINGER KID AND HE RAPES ANN COULTER BECAUSE SHE WANTS HIM TO 1 THEN THEY HAVE A LOT OF TICKLE FIGHTS AND BUILD SUM HOUSES THATS ALL i REMEMBER. As literature, I found the book dry, predictable, and overwrought As philosophy, I found it circular, wholly unfounded, and completely contradicting reality.This book is like a net set for unsuspecting minds It breaches their defenses with a twisted logic, attempting to preclude any conclusions but the ones it sets forth.Of course, it follows a natural flow from the author s assumptions power, will, and self determinism are the foundations of all life Nothing matters, except that you do what As literature, I found the book dry, predictable, and overwrought As philosophy, I found it circular, wholly unfounded, and completely contradicting reality.This book is like a net set for unsuspecting minds It breaches their defenses with a twisted logic, attempting to preclude any conclusions but the ones it sets forth.Of course, it follows a natural flow from the author s assumptions power, will, and self determinism are the foundations of all life Nothing matters, except that you do what you want Only if you violate your own integrity are you doing wrong and yet, this violation is quite easy it involves believing anything contradictory to those first three assumptions.If you believe this tripe, then you ve probably already found aintelligent and articulate champion for these values In that case, I d encourage you to read those aut Yes 5 stars, why Because whenever i rethink about this book i become speechless.The lessons it taught me and the life it showed me are invaluable So whatever you may find below are the mixed emotions which i could withdraw out of it.This books helps you realize the pain and agony of a person who stands on his own beliefs, defying the society rules and so called modern world culture So today whenever i see a person fighting with the world just for his own beliefs and his own values, i can alwa Yes 5 stars, why Because whenever i rethink about this book i become speechless.The lessons it taught me and the life it showed me are invaluable So whatever you may find below are the mixed emotions which i could withdraw out of it.This books helps you realize the pain and agony of a person who stands on his own beliefs, defying the society rules and so called modern world culture So today whenever i see a person fighting with the world just for his own beliefs and his own values, i can always see a bit of Roark in him The most important thing of a man s character is his Integrity, that is what holds him true to himself and gives him courage to fight everything else in this world.Society and the second handers always keep on trying to make others a second handers and they will never let them do something which they were not able to do.It is the man s own Ego which gets him thru.It is t Let me begin by saying that after reading this, and especially after reading her novel Atlas Shrugged, that I do not much like Ms Rand I think her philosophy must surely have been created as a reaction to her experiences with Bolsheviks.That said, I think this is a modern masterpiece, Rand s reformation and restatement of Nietzschean mythos This was beautiful yet brutally simple, shockingly hypnotic like a bull fight, difficult to watch but you cannot turn away Many archetypal characters, ve Let me begin by saying that after reading this, and especially a This book is a big epiphany getter in American high school and college students It presents a theme of pure, fierce dedication to honing yourself into a hard blade of competence and accomplishment, brooking no compromise, ignoring and dismissing the weak, untalented rabble and naysayers as you charge forth to seize your destiny You are an Army of One There is undeniable sophomoric allure to this pitch It kind of reminds me of all those teenagers into ninja stuff and wu shu and other Orient This book is a big epiphany getter in American high school and college students It presents a theme of pure, fierce dedication to honing yourself into a hard blade of competence and accomplishment, brooking no compromise, ignoring and dismissing the weak, untalented rabble and naysayers as you charge forth to seize your destiny You are an Army of One There is undeniable sophomoric allure to this pitch It kind of reminds me of all those teenagers into ninja stuff and wu shu and other Oriental mystical crap supported by a cottage industry of silly how to magazines and catalogs for throwing stars and whatnot I will forge myself upon the white hot anvil of hard experience into a mighty warrior or some such I read The Fountainhead in college, and so did a bunch of classmates I found that the people who were really taken with it tended to be borderline pompous cretins who had some moderate talent in something art or music, say and thought that Ayn Rand had jus I went over to the other side made it back I will admit that I had been properly warned Liana, others You read The Fountainhead because many other readers have, before you its a book as popular as One Hundred Years of Solitude This awful novel begins strong, climaxes early no pun intended with an insipid rape scene, then s all downhill The tones mismatch, but not in an interesting way, but dull Is there, indeed, a tone I don t think so The androids which make up the ens I went over to the other side made it back I will admit that I had been properly warned Liana, others You read The Fountainhead because many other readers have, before you its a book as popular as One Hundred Years of Solitude This awful novel begins strong, climaxes early no pun intended with an insipid rape scene, then s all downhill The tones mismatch, but not in an interesting way, but dull Is there, indeed, a tone I don t think so The androids which make up the ensemble of characters are as vanilla as the writing itself No, it is not badly written, so much as its deceitful some parts are alright, reminiscent of the boring bits in The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe others are droll, ridiculously redundant, you try yesterday i spent the day mainlining bookface and discovered that one of the most reviled books on the site was the fountainhead i can think of a few reasons 1 it feels good perhaps a marker of personal progress to reject or condescend to that which we once loved see also catcher in the rye and on the road 2 those the overwhelming majority of bookfacers who fall on the liberal end of the spectrum find the residual conservative drool all over the book a bit yukky 3 the philosophy is u yesterday i spent the day mainlining bookface and discovered that one of the most reviled books on the site was the fountainhead i can think of a few reasons 1 it feels good perhaps a marker of personal progress to reject or condescend to that which we once loved see also catcher in the rye and on the road 2 those the overwhelming majority of bookfacers who fall on the liberal end of the spectrum find the residual conservative drool all over the