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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Ayn Rand Called Hayek a "Compromiser"

In 1961, when Friedrich A. Hayek was visiting Cornell, he spoke at a political economy class. Here he recounted an encounter that he had with Ayn Rand at a party.

Hayek said:

“We had a very brief exchange. She swelled in anger and spun away, remaining only long enough to say, ‘You are a compromiser.’”

Source: Theodore J. Lowi, Professor, Cornell (NY Times)

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