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Ayn Rand's Mystique

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The longer title is Mystique of the Intellectual: Heroes of Ayn Rand's Dystopias and the Ron Paul Revolution

Much of the article is about Ron Paul, which one could skip to save time and focus on what is about Ayn Rand. The article is more or less psycho-epistemology. The author invokes three terms new to me, though what they mean is not new. These are knowledge inflation, funneling, and prediction-fulfillment.

Knowledge inflation is essentially 'some implies all' and/or argument by authority. If Ayn Rand is deemed correct about one thing, one should assume she was correct about something else. 

Funneling is essentially simple solutions to complex problems.

Prediction-fulfillment is self-explanatory.

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