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Short Story: The Astronomer

Time for another short story! This is simply story about an Astronomer. It also involves stars, cities and mornings. Not really any subtext or greater meaning, just thought I’d try my hand at telling a charming story.

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Book Review: Atlas Shrugged

Atlas Shrugged
Atlas Shrugged (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Okay, first review on the site, and it’s a doozy. Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged is a massive book. Over 1,000 pages and small font, it’s a daunting challenge for any reader. Most of it is taken up by Rand’s characters giving speeches about Objectivism, her personal philisophy. Russian borne, Rand moved to America in 1926, having lived through the Russian revolution, and as such, hated Communism with a passion. This really shows in her book, with all the subtlety of a flying fat man. Continue reading Book Review: Atlas Shrugged