Unforgettable and Timely
From The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
No wish to violate anyone’s IP, though the book was published in 1943 and the movie in 1949, same year I was born! [I read the book in the summer between my junior and senior years in high school… when my family had moved from Oklahoma City to Overland Park, Kansas, where I was enrolled at prestigious middle class WASPish Shawnee Mission West. The experience was cathartic and transforming, at least in terms of my view of the world, and fuel for my nascent idealism.]
Hence, I’ll simply enter the IMDb quote verbiage for this page:
I have recomposed it into a pdf for better readability here:
Note: Can’t say I’ve fairly attributed the artist rendering. Or attributed it at all, really. Just tried to locate it on the Web and could not. Don’t remember where I found it. But it’s excellent and I do hope the artist will forgive me under the umbrella of ‘fair and considerate use.’ Contact me via comment, and I’ll remove it or at least give you the creatorship nod.
Why Roark’s Speech Today?
At the risk of stating the obvious, we the American people are being subjected to a torrent of lies and false flag operations by government, government media, and simulacra of government(s) . Why? To manufacture consent. As the father of modern mind control and propaganda, Edward Bernays, put it:
“The conscious intelligent manipulation of the organized opinions and habits of the masses is an important element in a democratic society. Those who run this unseen mechanism constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country. Continue reading