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Unformatted text preview: How to complain & snap their fingers. The children who never learn how to do this are the ones that are worst off. However, Rands point is this: the humans main means of survival are thinking and producing. Thinking & not producing would be like a tiger in the jungle that tore out his teeth and filed down his claws. His means of survival would be gone. Lets say ur stuck on a deserted island. U had to choose b/w staying on the island with Thomas Edison or Mother Theresa. For Rand, u would choose Edison; Mother Theresa might be a very sweet person who might sacrifice everything for u but if she doesnt know what to do, uve got two starving people. For Rand, Thomas Edison is not merely a business hero or invention hero, but a moral hero....
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2011 for the course PHILOSOPHY PHI2600 taught by Professor Siegmann during the Spring '11 term at FIU.
- Spring '11