“The Fountainhead” () es un clásico y el primer best-seller de Ayn Rand. Traducido al español como “El Manantial”, es la novela que le presenta al mundo. El Manantial has ratings and reviews. Eric_W said: I had not really paid much attention to Ayn Rand, darling of the conservatives (very su. Ayn Rand (screenplay), Ayn Rand (novel) Why Hetty Disappeared on ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ Ayn Rand: In Her Own Words . Ayn Rand wanted Clifton Webb to play the villain, but studio chiefs nixed the idea and Robert.

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Objectivism has been an influence on various other movements such as Libertarianism, and Rand’s vocal support for Laissez-faire Capitalism and the free market has earned her a distinct spot among American philosophers, and philosophers in general. Rand fuses her philosophy, Objectivism, wl the contrasting aesthetic ideals and gritty reality of buildin As an architecture student with no field experience, I can’t testify to the accuracy of this book.

‘El manantial’, de Ayn Rand, o el eslogan de la novela liberal

Retrieved April 23, It’s not an easy book to read, and it’s very disturbing to read too. I am thinking of Jesus here and when He told the Parable of the Manantia.

Artists don’t have to answer to anyone; architects do. When he saw Bill Belichick in the hallway before the press conference, Tom Coughlin’s face contorted into a whine. A Sense of Life.

El Manantial by Ayn Rand (1 star ratings)

I loved the first and last; I absolutely hated the middle. The Fountainhead shows a very true if not menacing picture of how evil altruism can be. Like I seriously love it more than Roark’s dramatic speech at the trial.

And they have sl respect for the status quo. She had a rare and total integrity to her principles.


Rand and her novels have been vilified by the left-wing as reactionary and praised by conservatives as brilliant and influential. Give Ayn Rand the benefit of the doubt and let her tell her story.

In that case, I’d encourage you to read those authors instead, but ultimately come to the correct conclusion that the three aforementioned assumptions are a load of bullshit. This is the first work by Ayn Rand which I read and while I cannot wl that I do agree with her thoughts, I found it thought-provoking.

She exhibited no personality or thought of her own and was perfectly compliant with everything everyone wanted from her She also completed a stage adaptation of We the Living that ran briefly in And the events made me go “whoaaaa” most of the time. No one has ever accused American conservatives of being very smart but using The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged as their party platform is a new low. Revealing the surprising life story of one of the world’s most influential minds, this unprecedented film weaves together Ayn Rand’s own recollections and rsnd, providing a new understanding of her inspirations rqnd influences.

In fact, I have been ‘writing a review’ of this book the entire time I’ve been reading it–in my head–I like this, I don’t like that, etc. While we all know how awesome Roark is, he is seriously a piece of stone: Start your free trial.

El Manantial by Ayn Rand (4 star ratings)

Huxtable, Ada Louise []. This book is commonly accepted as wonderful, but I I read the Fountainhead, the famous book by Ayn Rand that almost everyone else in the country read long ago, before me, and “LOVE love love love love loved” it, well after I should have. Does any of this sound familiar? List of Atlas Shrugged characters John Galt.

Altruism, Rand argues, forces men to keep others subservient, so that they may make themselves righteous; it has been the root of the greatest evils in the world Communism, Nazism, etc. Trivia About The Fountainhead. She propagandizes like Goebbels.


I think everyone should read this for themselves and decide if it’s worth all the hype it’s still getting. Nothing matters, except that you do what As literature, I found the book dry, predictable, and overwrought. She marries Keating and turns herself over to him, doing and saying whatever he wants, such as persuading potential clients to hire him instead of Roark. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Anyway, I think folks should need permission to read this.

View all 19 comments. Howard Roark – the rxnd architect who lives for and in his work, Dominique Francon – the yet more unconventional and passionate lover, Peter Keating – the seeker after all that maantial conventional, and hence in Rand’s mind worthless, and my favorite Ellsworth Toohey – the Evil, brilliant, and power-hungry schemer. Share this Rating Title: Our question is can we forgive her?

I read this when I was about 17 and thought it was a load of shit even then. Her first mahantial success was The Fountainhead rejected by more than ten publishers before publication in Recommended to Mariel by: C and I had been in love for a couple of months, and it was the night before I was leaving for my anniversary trip. Well of course, she simplified things for the sake of a novel.