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    their view of the world. Ayn Rand was no exception, revealing her strong opinions to her readers. Ayn Rand’s Russian childhood, American influence, and strong opinions greatly inspired her to write the novella Anthem. One major contributing factor to the creation of Anthem was Rand’s childhood. Ayn Rand was born on February 2, 1905, in St. Petersburg, Russia. At the time she was there, Russia was practicing communism with a collectivist culture. (“A Brief Biography of Ayn Rand” 1) Communism is a system

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    Ayn Rand

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    We as people must look after ourselves and live for ourselves or we will become caught in our problems and become the people we were helping. Ayn Rand, in her novel, Anthem warns us of “Moochers”, people who demand, expect, or need support from others or the government. Rand supports her claim by creating a society in her book Anthem, where the people depend on their “Brothers”, the word “I” is not known by anyone, a job is appointed to you by a council, electricity is not known of, and no man can

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    Anthem, By Ayn Rand

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    Anthem Essay Anthem, by Ayn Rand, depicts a futuristic society, an alleged utopia where everyone was created the same, no exceptions. Men in this novel are taught that it is a virtue to agree and be agreed with, when no one praises the creator, the egoist. The protagonist, Equality 7-2521, struggled his whole life to separate and free himself from collectivism, and develop an ego, obtaining victory at last. From a young age, Equality 7-2521 has differed from his ¨brothers¨. He was more knowledgeable

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    ayn rand

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    who they are used by. For example, dynamite was discovered by Alfred Nobel in 1867, Nobel's invention was to be used for good in mining. Unfortunately, when it gets into the wrong hands, it can be used to purposely cause destruction and injury. In Ayn Rand's Anthem, the main character known as Equality 7-2521 is a young man in a future society dominated by collectivism. He wants to become a great scientist but is assigned to work permanently as a street sweeper. He finds an abandoned subway one day

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    The Life Ayn Rand

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    Ayn Rand was truly a remarkable woman and accomplished an astonishing feat throughout her career and her philosophy continues to affect many people’s lives. Through her works of fiction and her essays later in her life she discovered a whole new philosophy, a philosophy for living on earth. This vision has inspired countless people to take charge of their own lives. Alissa Rosenbaum (Ayn Rand) was born February 2, 1905 is St. Petersburg, Russia. She was the oldest of three sisters and her father

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    Anthem by Ayn Rand

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    collectivist party and capitalism, author Ayn Rand grew up under the exposure of communism. She strongly disagreed with the sentiment of socialism, thus moved to the U.S. to experience the capitalist system. Here, Rand’s books became critically acclaimed through her unique perspective and characters. The majority of these novels is heavy handed and are heavily laced with biases that depict her strong distaste of collectivism. In the particular novella Anthem, Rand gives a warning to readers about the

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    Ayn Rand and Anthem

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    all changes when a man, Equality, realizes that he is alive to please only himself and no-one else. Equality, no longer caring about “we” and more “I”, realizes that he can be much happier if he puts his own self-interest first. Through this book, Ayn Rand shows the importance of objectivism and living for oneself.
 Alisa Rosenbaum, a Russian-American writer and philosopher, was born on February 2, 1905. Throughout childhood, Alisa rejected religion and in her early teens she declared she was an atheist

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    Ayn Rand Biography

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    Ayn Rand was born on February 2nd, 1905 as Alisa Zinov’yevna Rosenbaum to a Russian Jewish family in St. Petersburg, Russia (http://aynrandlexicon.com/about-ayn-rand/bio.html). As a child, Rand was always a person of character (http://aynrandlexicon.com/about-ayn-rand/bio.html). When she was two, she taught herself how to read, and by the time she was nine, she decided that she wanted to become a fictional writer (Hall 450-455). Even though she had aspiring dreams, Rand’s life was not so great. At

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    Ayn Rand and Objectivism By Danil Kolesnikov Ayn Rand, a Russian-American philosopher who had influenced Western society in 20th century with her ideas of rational egoism, laissez-faire capitalism, elevation of reason and comprehensive philosophical system called Objectivism. Alisa Rosenbaum (her original name) was born and raised in Russian Empire in the beginning of 20th century. She was from a well-to-do family. Her father was a successful entrepreneur who run his own pharmacy and her mother

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    novel Anthem by Ayn Rand, experienced daily. He had no sense of his “ego.” In his city, no one in the “brotherhood” could use the word “I.” They referred to themselves as “we” because they believed (according to the Great Truth) that people are not individuals, but instead, they make up parts of a whole. It is not until later on in the book, when Equality discovers a house from the Unmentionable Times, that the word “I” is use and the theme is revealed. For this reason, Ayn Rand claims that the

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