Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged
Below are links to select articles, interviews, and blog posts about Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged and Atlas Shrugged The Movie. If you haven't yet read Atlas Shrugged, there's no time like now.
Introduces the principles of rational egoism; contrasts them with the creeds of altruism, hedonism, relativism, and predation; and shows why everyone who wants to live happily and freely must repudiate those alternatives and embrace the morality of rational self-interest.
Shows how the novel brilliantly dramatizes the essential principles of this science along with the fallacies involved in denying those principles.
An Interview with Yaron Brook
Explains why, more than fifty years ago, Rand was able to project the kinds of crises we are seeing today.
Celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of Ayn Rand?s magnum opus (which was published on October 10, 1957) by examining key aspects of the book?s artistic elements. Focusing on Rand?s dramatization of the plot-theme, her use of literary techniques, and the nature and significance of key figures in the story, Bernstein shows how Rand employed such elements to tap the full potential of this supremely conceptual art form and thus to create a thoroughly integrated novel.
Regarding the Atlas Shrugged Movie
Provides a concise history of the efforts to adapt Atlas for the screen.
Discusses the film, how it came together, choice of screenwriter and director, casting, score, and distribution.
Considers the first installment of the first film adaptation of Ayn Rand’s famous and influential novel.