Ayn Rand: The Fountainhead

Gary Cooper did a great job portraying architect Howard Roark in the 1949 movie of  Ayn Rand’s monumental book, The Fountainhead. The moochers and looters were out to compromise and destroy the architect’s genius by taking his plans for a housing project and deliberately twisting Roark’s vision into something the very opposite of its intent. “Why should Roark be so gifted while others weren’t,” was their motivation.

Understanding the danger individuality faces

Thousands of years ago the first man discovered how to make fire. He was probably burned at the stake by the fire he’d taught his brothers to light…
Howard Roark

If you haven’t read The Fountainhead, it’s a must to understanding the danger individuality faces in today’s America. Without individuality, everyone loses. Only individuals possess abilities endowed by their Creator. If you haven’t seen The Fountainhead lately, I highly recommend it! Enjoy!

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