Tag Archives: objectivists

  Looking For Mr Fountain Head

Ayn Rand Dating Site Marginally Less Horrifying Than ‘Ayn Rand Dating Site’ Might Imply

We were excited to learn that this is a thing that exists in the world: An online dating site called “The Atlasphere,” which is dedicated to “connecting admirers of The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged.” Admirers, because a great thinker does not have mere “fans.” So of course, we registered and got ourselves a clever username (“Galt Trip”) and went looking for the wackiest, most completely out-there profiles we could find, and boy, were we ever surprised to find out that…Objectivists trying to attract a romantic partner are INCREDIBLY BORING. Read more on Ayn Rand Dating Site Marginally Less Horrifying Than ‘Ayn Rand Dating Site’ Might Imply…
  you can never be too rich too skinny or too dumb

EAT A BAG OF LOW-FAT NUTRIENT-DENSE DICKS, JOHN MACKEY: The CEO of Whole Foods is a big fan of Ayn Rand, did you know that? Which explains why his solution to America’s healthcare crisis is for people to quit being so goddamn lazy and eat more healthy vegetables, which are easily procured for $4.99 a pound at Whole Foods! Meanwhile, a study shows that people on food stamps get fatter because you cannot buy healthy $4.99-a-pound vegetables when you are on food stamps. [Wall Street Journal, Science Daily] Read more on …
 

Old Jazzbo Hippie Claims Cheney Just Invaded Iraq For The Oil

Some little hipster clarinet player from NYU is claiming the Iraq invasion and occupation was all about securing oil supplies for America. Oh and what is that sticking out of Jazzbo Al’s tattered raincoat? A worn paperback of Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged,” which he actually first read when she was writing it, when he was screwing some gal in Rand’s “inner circle” and writing angry letters to the New York Times about how “parasites who persistently avoid either purpose or reason perish as they should.” That’s right, we’re talking about former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan! Read more on Old Jazzbo Hippie Claims Cheney Just Invaded Iraq For The Oil…