Interview with Nathaniel Branden

Technotranscendence (
Thu, 5 Mar 1998 22:56:06 -0500 (EST)

For those interested in Objectivism, Ayn Rand, and all that, I thought this
might prove entertaining.

Daniel Ust

Date: Thu, 05 Mar 1998 16:43:47 -0800
From: Joshua Zader <>
To: philosophy of objectivism <>
Subject: Interview with Nathaniel Branden

Over the next month I will be assembling information for an interview with
Nathaniel Branden for publication on his web site and/or in a forthcoming
edition of his memoir *Judgment Day*. To that end, I would be interested
in hearing from anyone who:

(a) Has encountered evidence of factual inaccuracies in *Judgment Day* or

(b) Has significant questions they would like to hear Nathaniel answer.
(These should not be questions that are answered in *Judgment Day* or his
other books.)

I would particularly like to hear from any of the "younger, happier"
generation of Objectivists who were not around in the days of NBI but will
assume increasing responsibility for finding new ways to learn, live and
promote Rand's system of ideas. I do not plan for this interview to be
about what Objectivism was like, but what Objectivism should be like -- and
what will be necessary to take the philosophy and the movement to its "next

I welcome any thoughts. (Please feel free to forward this message to other
people of discussion forums.)

Joshua Zader