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  •  She isn't alone in that making that assumption. (1+ / 0-)
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    Rational actors appear in social sciences a full century before Rand flourishes, from anywhere between useful idealization and full blown assertion of existence.  But while I don't think she went as far into her own toy world as you're suggesting, she certainly preferred the model to reality.  And Randians certainly haven't adjusted their thinking well to newer, hairier micro emerging over the past half-century.  

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