Ayn Rand, “A Last Survey – Part I,” The Ayn Rand Letter (December 1975): 383. Rand, “Last Survey.” Ayn Rand, “The Age of Mediocrity,” (Ford Hall Forum, 1981, edited transcript in Harry Binswanger (ed.), The Objectivist Forum (June 1981): 3). There is a good amount of evidence that Rand is right about this.
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Endnotes. 1 See Ayn Rand, “This is John Galt Speaking,” in Ayn Rand, For the New Intellectual (New York: Signet, 1961), esp. 124–52.. 2 See “For the New Intellectual”; Ayn Rand, “This is John Galt Speaking,” in For the New Intellectual; and Rand, Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology, 2nd ed., edited by Harry Binswanger and Leonard Peikoff (New York: Penguin, 1990).
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