The Virtue of Selfishness Topics for Discussion

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Why does Rand use the term "selfishness" to describe virtuous qualities a human should possess to live rationally and prosperously? What are her intentions in using a term to describe virtue that most people associate with the opposite of virtue?

What are ethics?

What is the difference between individualism and collectivism?

Why does Rand oppose altruism?

What does it mean to live rationally?

Do you agree with Rand that no conflicts of interests exist among rational men? Why or why not?

Why does Rand reject the notion of compromise?

If one were to ask you if you view issues in terms of black and white, what would you respond? Explain your answer.

What are Branden's major criticisms of modern psychology?

Do people need government? Explain your answer.

With what political party in the United States do you think Rand most agreed? Explain your answer.

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