"Atlas Raised His Eyebrow"

Megan reconsiders Ayn Rand, flavor of the month:

Her philosophy does not work, at least if by work we mean generate a framework by which a person or society can order itself.  But she was actually a really very gifted observer, and she had a quite subtle understanding of how all the interconnected elements of an industrial economy fit together.  It's a pity she didn't quite get how human beings worked, especially herself.