Section Two: Nietzsche, Ayn Rand & Rush


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READ:

Read: Article on Ayn Rand and contemporary politics

Read "Anthem" by Ayn Rand and note that Rush dedicated their album "2012" to her.

Read Article on Rush update and Ayn Rand

LISTEN:

RUSH: “BRAVADO” 

RUSH: “THE SPIRIT OF RADIO

(BE SURE TO COMPARE THE SPIRIT OF RADIO THIS WITH “THE SOUNDS OF SILENCE” BY SIMON AND GARFUNKEL)

A recent live performance of "Sounds of Silence”

RUSH: “CLOSER TO THE HEART” 

WRITE:
Ayn Rand, at a certain point in her career, disavowed Nietzsche. Do you think she really did? And what might this say about the alleged influences on Rush--are they influenced by Nietzsche or Rand's objectivism?

DUE DATE:
June 15th, 11:59pm