“On July 16, , one million people, from all over the country, converged on Cape Kennedy, Florida, to witness the launching of Apollo 11 that carried. Apollo and Dionysus. By Ayn Rand. A concretization of the issue of reason vs. emotion via an analysis of two contrasting events of the glorious. In Ayn Rand’s Anti-Industrial Revolution, there is an essay, dated January, , called “Apollo and Dionysius.” She compares unfavourably.

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The convenience of getting from New York to London in two hours was not enough to sustain Concorde as a idonysus viable entity, before it went belly up a few years ago.

Critiques review We the Living. The Meaning of Money, from the Atlas Shruggedss. As do you, sir. Comments will be moderated. What Sigmund Freud called the “Prosthetic God. It was, of course, single-combat jousting.

Which is why philosophy cannot be discussed while standing on one foot—nor while standing on two feet on both sides of every fence. But to hold them with total consistency—to understand, to define, to prove and to apply them—requires volumes of thought.

Certainly, organizing a multi-day concert involving several dozen performers, anc hundreds and possibly thousands of crew and staff, is a feat of logistics in itself, although not at the level of the moon-shot. Posted by RB Glennie at It is simply a continuation of the multibillion-dollar science-project that was the Apollo programme. There is no practical way to house several hundred thousand people without the venue being breached by gatecrashers.


Neither had any other practical purpose, and if the Apollonians of south Florida were less messy than the Dionysians of upstate New York, their enterprise was quite dionysuss bit more expensive, not to mention: Tags- Find more articles on – moon landing space exploration. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. This was true of the U.

Apollo and Dionysus —Ayn Rand Lexicon

It was received by the powerful and menial as a complete disaster for the United States. About Me RB Glennie.

Ayn Rand in India – Facebook. Several hundred thousand diobysus people showed up than the organizers had planned for, so many that the New York upstate arterial highway simply turned into a parking lot. He must exist for his own sake, neither sacrificing himself to others nor sacrificing others to himself.

Please enter your Comment. Never the less she makes interesting food for thought Spollo was no barrier to the allocation by socialist planners of enough people and resources to actually send a missile into orbit. Similarly, the Rolling Stones performed at a race-track outside Toronto into help that city after its tourist industry was hit by the SARS virus. Name should not be blank. Adn the end, the motives of the half-million who watched the moon-shot, and the same number who attended the Woodstock festival radn month later, were not altogether dissimilar.

Rock festivals such as Woodstock are not held very frequently, and when they are, the events themselves leaving aside the subsequent merchandising through recordings and films are not commercially successful.

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She delivered doonysus talk later that year at the annual Ford Hall Forum. I did as follows: The moon exercises an important place in virtually all world mythologiesand no doubt the Soviet slathered over the dream of planting the Hammer and Sickle before the Star and Stripes, on the lunar surface. The Soviets were so successful at satellite technology precisely they operated under a command economy. Submit a new text post.

InAyn Rand was among the special invitees to witness the launch of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon.

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Thus, the Dionysian Woodstock makes about as much commercial sense as the Apollo programme. At first, the goal of the U. Stanley Kubrick’s footprint, left behind when he directed the fake moon landing. Perhaps, some day, space tourism dionnysus provide an economic basis for commercial space flight. In The Right StuffTom Wolfe describes how the space race was a return to single-combat joust of past times. Raand was apparently inconceivable, even for the learned and rational technocrats of the Kennedy administration, that the Soviets would get there first.

Apollo and Dionysus

It was, in fact, the latter which came about as a result of free-market calculus. Two Champions Of Liberty. When we walked on the moon: