All About Ayn Rand
Who is Ayn Rand?
Somethings About Her Life
She left Russia to come to America. First, she was in New York in February 1926. Next, she was in Chicago with her family for six months. Then, she went to Hollywood so she could become a screenwriter. She met her future husband in Hollywood. She was an extra and script reader. While he was an actor. They were married until he died which was fifty years after their marriage.
"My philosophy, in essence, is the concept of man as a heroic being
with his own happiness as the moral purpose of his life, with productive
achievement as his noblest activity, and reason as his only absolute."
-Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged
Ayn Rand philosophy was for people to be selfish.
I agree with her philosophy. I think theres nothing wrong with being a little selfish. All humans are. Some more than others. Were made to be selfish unless your a mother or a father. Other than that all humans are mainly worried about themselves and theres nothing wrong with that. I want to go to a good college. What if I go to Oxford College, its in England. I could be consider selfish because I'm not worried about my family missing me, I want a good education so I'm going to go to a good school no matter where its at.
One her best selling books
Altas Shrugged was her last fiction book and greatest achievement.
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Another one of her best selling books
The Fountainhead was published in 1943 after multiple rejects. When it was published it made history. It was a best seller two years later for word of mouth.
More Stuff About Her
Facts About Her
- Her real name isn't Ayn Rand, is Alissa Zinov'yevna Rosenbaum. She changed it when she came to America.
- Allegedly, her husband was very quiet and would startled her while she was working. So she made him wear a bell.
- She was a atheist. She was raised Jewish but didn't connect with the religion.