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Title: Ayn Rand's influence on Harry Browne
Post by: akaPoorRichard on August 26, 2009, 08:43:00 PM
How I Found Freedom in an Unfree World
Afterword to the 25th Anniversary Edition
Section B. Acknowledgements.
Page 288

"Iím particularly grateful for the help Iíve received in years past from Alvin
Lowi and Marian Hall Landers, and from the writings of Murray Rothbard and
Ayn Rand. Since there are significant philosophical disagreements between
myself and these people, please donít assume that they endorse any specific
viewpoints expressed in this book. There are also others whose past help is
appreciated, but whose ideas are so different from mine that they have asked not
to be named."

Section D. Recommended Reading.
Pages 296-7

"Individualist Philosophy

"Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand. ďThis is the story of a man who said he would
stop the motor of the world ó and did,Ē said Ayn Rand. That motor is human
intelligence. Ayn Rand makes a compelling case for reason and freedom. She
challenges her readers to come to grips with the most fundamental issues of
human life. Agree or disagree with her, but she will make you think. (Random

"The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand. A novel of a gifted and original young
architect who must overcome great odds to succeed. This gripping story explores
the meaning of independence, creativity, honesty, and integrity. (Bobbs-Merrill)"

Just throwing that out there.