Ayn Rand saved me from becoming a Republican. Maybe she saved you from a life of voting for Democrats, or wearing combat boots and red star berets past your 23rd birthday. Perhaps she merely saved you from insomnia.
But no one reads Rand with an even slightly open mind and comes away unchanged. She was a powerful, original thinker. And except for a few slavish devotees too intimidated by her will and less concerned with her methods, it