About Ayn Rand

Learn interesting facts about Ayn Rand

Things about her

Ayn Rand was a famous Russian author. She was born in 1905 in St. Petersburg Russia. She lived a hard life in Russia as she had to teach herself to read, witness a revolution happen, and had to leave her leave the country to escape a war. She then later moved to the U.S, and began her writing career there. From there on she would make controversial books that have made a deep impact in literature.

Rand Philosophy

Ayn had a philosophy called Objectivism. Which means that she believed that human beings as a whole have a purpose for their life, usually it being happiness or achievements. In basic terms it means that an individual exits for their own sake and they have their own goals.
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Controversy

She was controversial because of philosophy because of it's regard to homosexuals. Her regards to homosexuals is that she believes that they are disgusting an immoral but she held a non-discrimination protection for homosexuals.
Objectivism: Ayn Rand's Philosophy for Living on Earth