2015-02-04 16:40 GMT-02:00 Wm Annis <[log in to unmask]>:

> On Wed, Feb 4, 2015 at 10:54 AM, And Rosta <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > So the Ayn Rand is one of those mystifications that by describing the
> > natural and obvious in an unnatural way creates the illusion of something
> > exotic, remarkable or deeply significant.

In any case, she could say it was Francisco d'Anconia who said that, not
herself. Another "fact" that received big significance in the book is that
the symbol $ came from "US".

> Right.  The argumentum ad nivem


> (which term I derive from the
> supposed "snow" vocabulary in whatever the hell language people
> mean when they say "Eskimo").
> --
> wm