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“On July 16, , one million people, from all over the country, converged on Cape Kennedy, Florida, to witness the launching of Apollo 11 that carried. Apollo and Dionysus. By Ayn Rand. A concretization of the issue of reason vs. emotion via an analysis of two contrasting events of the glorious. In Ayn Rand’s Anti-Industrial Revolution, there is an essay, dated January, , called “Apollo and Dionysius.” She compares unfavourably.

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Apollo and Dionysus, a talk by Ayn Rand – Ayn Rand in India

It does, however, have to be without charge. Which is why philosophy cannot be discussed while standing on one foot—nor while standing on two feet on both sides of every fence. Name should not be blank.

diknysus KennedyLibertarianismObjectivismWoodstock Festival. Its purpose is to teach people to lead happy, successful lives full of self-esteem through rational thinking, goal setting, and productive achievement. Apollo and Dionysus, a talk by Ayn Rand.

InAyn Rand was among the special invitees to witness the launch of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. Left to its own, the free market would not have developed satellite technology, let alone launch a man into orbit or to the moon. Its purpose was the programme itself, getting to the moon. Want to add to dlonysus discussion?

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Diontsus is simply a continuation of the multibillion-dollar science-project that was the Apollo programme. Thus, the Dionysian Woodstock makes about as much commercial sense as the Apollo programme.

In The Right StuffTom Wolfe describes how the space race was a return to single-combat joust of past times. Follow Reddit’s sitewide rules Reddit Content Policy. Couple at Woodstock festival, Ayn Rand dionysua India – Facebook. In the end, the motives of the half-million who watched the moon-shot, and the same number who attended the Woodstock festival a month later, were not altogether dissimilar.


It is very capital- and labour-intensive, while its commercial applications, at least anx the first years, were limited. It is certainly not economical. Similarly, the Rolling Stones performed at a race-track outside Toronto into help that city after its tourist industry was hit by the SARS virus.

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The fear was that the Soviets would get to the moon first. The Meaning of Money, from the Atlas Shruggedss. The latter, Rand states, were driven by the Apollonian values of reason and sobriety, as represented in the moon mission — which was also called Apollo. Submit a new link.

Anatomy of Culture: Ayn Rand, Apollo & Woodstock

How sustainable such a market would be is uncertain. Never the less she makes interesting food for thought Such is one result of the operation of the free-market.

Tags- Find rqnd articles on – moon landing space exploration. The CIA had no idea that the U. Rock festivals cannot, for the reasons outlined above, be profitable, however.

Monday, August 3, It was, after all, a massive expenditure by government which never would have been undertaken by the free-marketplace. Rock festivals such as Woodstock are not held very frequently, and when they are, the events themselves leaving aside the subsequent merchandising through recordings and films are not commercially successful.

Log in or sign up in seconds. When we walked on the moon: The moon exercises an important place in virtually all world mythologiesand no doubt the Soviet slathered over the dream of planting the Hammer and Sickle before the Star and Stripes, on the lunar surface.


In a system of full capitalism, there should be but, historically, has not yet been a complete separation of state and economics, in the same way and for the same reasons as the separation of state and church. There is no there, there, but we got there It was received by the powerful and menial as a complete disaster for the United States.

Each event was essentially a celebration of us — of mainstream America on the one hand, and countercultural America on the other hand — and that is all. It is a system where no man may obtain any values from others by resorting to physical force, and no man may initiate the use of physical force against others. Ultimately, of course, recordings and a documentary made of the festival turned the Woodstock festival into a multimillion dollar enterprise.

Tuesday, January 1, Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. It was, of course, single-combat jousting. There is little possibility that being blasted into space will not be prohibitively expensive for all but the super-rich. The promoter, documented in a film of the event released a decade ago after years of legal wranglinglooked on in dismay as the festival was overrun by gatecrashers.

Man—every man—is an end in himself, not the means to the ends of others.

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