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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


Cool!


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