I'm not an Ayn Rand expert or anything, but is Trump not unlike the ultimate objectivist hero? Kinda close maybe?
Anyone who claps for themselves while walking to a podium is a goddamned hero, yes.
Trump is either an objectivist hero or an objectivist villain, depending both on your opinion of Donald Trump and your opinion of Ayn Rand.Objectivism isn't a coherent enough philosophy to really say one way or the other.
Objectivism isn't a coherent enough philosophy to really say one way or the other.
I just consider it a synonym for selfishness and if I predict I will have to defend that, I try to gently redirect the conversation.