Re: Brin on privacy

Kennita Watson (
Mon, 23 Dec 1996 01:27:37 -0800

John S. Novak, III writes:
> Ayn Rand strikes me as the type of author (ie, a cult
> looking for a place to happen) much like Heinlein who must be read
> while one is young and impressinable to _truly_ take root.
> I am still in the data collection stage regarding Rand.

Excellent sources of data:

_Judgement Day: My Years with Ayn Rand_, by Nathaniel Branden
_The Passion of Ayn Rand_, by Barbara Branden

These were instrumental in my recovery from my Objectivist
upbringing -- my mother _did_ read _Atlas Shrugged_ while she
was young and impressionable.


Kennita Watson | The bond that links your true family is not one of blood,| but of respect and joy in each other's life. Rarely do
| members of the same family grow up under the same roof.
| -- Richard Bach, _Illusions_