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  • I'm an ENTJ and I'm a fan

    2 4.44%
  • I'm an INTP and I'm a fan

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  • I'm an ENTP and I'm a fan

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  • I'm an INFJ and I'm a fan

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  • I'm an INFP and I'm a fan

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  • I'm an INTJ and I'm not a fan

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  • I'm an ENTJ and I'm not a fan

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    Default Ayn Rand fandom and type

    Please only vote if you've actually picked up and started to read at least one of her two major works of fiction, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged, and if you're reasonably sure of your type.

    Do feel free to elaborate on your vote.

    (Remaining Sensers: Sorry, but 20 poll options is the max. )

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    I mostly read her essays and non-fiction.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MacGuffin View Post
    I mostly read her essays and non-fiction.
    I've never been able to take an interest in her non-fiction.

    ... I've never been able to finish John Galt's speech, either.

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    INTJ erotica.
    No offense.

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    Read Anthem. Her philosophies tell it like it is.
    I am an ENTJ. I hate political correctness but love smart people ^_^

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    Great. I am an ESFJ, and I can't vote. This sucks.

    Anyway, I like her politics, liked The Fountainhead, Anthem, and We the Living, dislike her larger philosophical construct, and think she was a crazy bitch who was a horrible person to be around.
    Who wants to try a bottle of merc's "Extroversion Olive Oil?"

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    Excellent idea for a thread!

    I find her ideas about strong individuality intriquing but she weds them to other base ideas I cannot support.

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    Expect INTJs to keep the lead forever.
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    I respect her courage of conviction.

    ...That's about it.
    Reyson: ...If you were to change your ways, I'm sure we could rebuild the relationship the two of us once shared.

    Naesala: Oh no, that I could never do. You see, humans are essential to the fulfillment of my ambitions.

    Reyson: You've changed, Naesala. If this is the path you've chosen, I've nothing left to say.

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    I loved the Fountainhead, it was a GREAT novel, but if Ayn Rand was still alive, I wouldn't be trying to get into her pants or anything. To me the novel just seemed like a great work of fiction and the characters were amazing. That's what I thought about the most when I was done, the characters. I never got into studying her as a person or her philosophies too much, but I at least gave it a brief shot. I just didn't get enough out of it to keep going.

    If I end up in the hospital or jail, I'm reading Atlas Shrugged.
    "When a resolute young fellow steps up the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find that it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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