How does the character Howard Roark's life and character illustrate Ayn Rand's theory of rational egoism in the fountainhead?
Rand believed that man's ability to reason can be the only judge of his values and the only proper guide to what he does. Roark exhibits reason as he determines what feeds his ego and sustains his life. His individualism is his main quality that allows him to accomplish his goals. He never allows others to change his vision or tell him how to...
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