Is Ayn Rand dangerous? The question arose recently when Lissa Roche, a onetime Rand votary, shot herself after disclosing that she'd been having a 19-year affair with her father-in-law, George Roche III, the then president of Hillsdale, an ultraconservative Michigan college. After Lissa's death, Roche III was suspendedpresumably because he'd embarrassed Republican moralists everywhere, all of whom have been licking their exemplary wounds ever since. Shortly... More >>>
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Ayn Rand: feminist fountainhead or objectionable Objectivist?