Thursday, May 31, 2012
• • Being judged by race is hateful and provocative
Ayn Rand, while controversial in some of her beliefs, was quite unequivocal when it came to racism: “Racism is a doctrine of, by and for brutes. It is a barnyard or stock-farm version of collectivism… appropriate to a mentality that differentiates between various breeds of animals.” To allow such mentality to shape and define our future either as individuals or as a nation is too ghastly to contemplate.
Saturday, January 16, 2010
• • Let the battle commence
Atlas Shrugged |
Designed to explore Ayn Rand's philosophy of objectivism, voiced most famously in her work Atlas Shrugged, the original BioShock followed the struggle for power between two would-be dictators for control of the underwater city Rapture, an Eden for the world's great thinkers, artists and industrialists. In BioShock 2 a new dictator, Sophia Lamb, has assumed control of the city and altruism is the new philosophy being exalted.
Tuesday, February 26, 2008