Why Ayn Rand Laughs – A Survey of Her Ideas for Human Life on Planet Earth
“Roark is laughing at his dismissal from architecture school.” Like Kira’s character, he also laughing “because to him these obstacles seem small and inconsequential relative to his prospects for achievement and joy.” Our country was based on a man’s right to the pursuit of happiness. His own happiness. Not anyone else’s. A private, personal, selfish motive.