To fight or to go on strike?

I have created this blog and named it “The Akston Lounge” as a tribute to Ayn Rand’s memorable character in her no less memorable Atlas Shrugged: Hugh Akston, the one time leading American philosopher, head of the Philosophy Department of the Patrick Henry University, in Cleveland, OH, who, one day, simply vanished: went on strike, decided the world no longer deserved to benefit from the contributions of his mind.

I confess that I, at the present time, though a philosopher like Hugh Akston, still believe, a bit like Dagny Taggart, the heroine of that book, that there is something I can do to try to prevent the world from going down the drain (as it certainly deserves, especially here in Brazil).

But I am seriously considering joining the strike. While I don’t, however, I will be fighting from this bunker.

In São Paulo, on the 13th of September of 2013

Deixe um comentário

Preencha os seus dados abaixo ou clique em um ícone para log in:

Logo do

Você está comentando utilizando sua conta Sair /  Alterar )

Foto do Facebook

Você está comentando utilizando sua conta Facebook. Sair /  Alterar )

Conectando a %s

%d blogueiros gostam disto: