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Ayn Rand died at the age of 77 on March 6, 1982.
Ayn Rand is the writer and philosopher known for what came to be called Objectivism: the philosophy that the individual should be preeminent over the state and collective action, and that enlightened selfishness and capitalism are the purest forms of indi... More>>

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Ayn Rand was a Russian-American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter. She is .... Paramount Pictures produced a movie loosely based on the play. Rand did not participate in the production and was highly critical of the result.

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Jun 19, 2014 ... The Campaign Finance Monster That Refuses to Die. by Steve Simpson ... The Myth about Ayn Rand and Social Security. by Onkar Ghate ... From the archival evidence I've seen, Rand did collect Social Security. But isn't it ...

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Sep 20, 2013 ... Ayn Rand was the founder of Objectivism, a far-right libertarian who ruthlessly attacked the State and believed no one should ever go begging ...

www.openculture.com/2016/12/when-ayn-rand-collected-social-security-medicare.html

Dec 27, 2016 ... “Rarely have I respected someone as much as I did Ayn Rand,” said Pryor. ... Pryor was tasked with persuading Rand to accept Social Security and Medicare to help with .... When a conservative pipe dream bursts, people die.

www.quora.com/Did-Ayn-Rand-die-broke-and-on-Social-Security

She did not die broke; on the contrary, she left an estate worth over $500,000, as reported by the NY Times: NYTimes.com. She did accept Social ...

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"Ayn Rand did NOT die “alone and bitter.” I know, I was among her best friends at the end of her life. She was working on a screenplay for Atlas Shrugged, until ...

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Aug 17, 2016 ... Now, it's not my intention to simply defend Ayn Rand; she did a good job of that when she was alive, and her writings have stood the test of time ...

www.alternet.org/story/149721/ayn_rand_railed_against_government_benefits%2C_but_grabbed_social_security_and_medicare_when_she_needed_them

Jan 28, 2011 ... At least she put up a fight before succumbing to the imperatives of the real world. Ayn Rand was not only a schlock novelist, she was also the ...

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Mar 4, 2017 ... Does the fact that Ayn Rand lived on government assistance undermine the very philosophy she created?