Thinker of the Week: Ayn Rand


Full Name: Alisa Zinov’yevna Rosenbaum

Born: 1905

Died: 1982

Hometown: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Fave Subjects: How to Be Good, Power, Minds and Bodies, Truth, Knowledge and Understanding,                                         Beauty and Art

Career Highlights:

  • wrote movies for Hollywood, and appeared in one
  • also wrote novels, plays and philosophy books
  • published her own magazine

Big Question: 

Is it okay to sometimes be a little bit selfish?

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