By J. Courtney Sullivan
STEPHANIE BETIT initially read вЂњAtlas Shrugged,вЂќ вЂњThe FountainheadвЂќ and Ayn RandвЂ™s article collection вЂњThe Virtue of SelfishnessвЂќ in 2004. The publications changed her life, she said, switching her from the devout Christian into an atheist as well as a follower of objectivism, RandвЂ™s viewpoint of self-reliance and self-interest that is rational.
вЂњFrom then in, I became to locate a companion whom shared my lifestyle,вЂќ said Ms. Betit, a teacher that is 28-year-old with autistic kids in Walpole, N.H.
Finding him proved a challenge. Last autumn, she came across somebody while volunteering when it comes to Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul, nevertheless the event ended up being since ill-fated as the promotion it self.
By winter season she had all but abadndoned love. Then a buddy shared with her about TheAtlasSphere.com, an internet dating web site for Rand followers.
Ms. Betit published a profile, which caught the eye of James Hancock, 30, the executive that is chief of company pc computer computer software business in Orillia, Ontario. He delivered her a email message, and in just a few days they graduated to speaking in the phone. 3 months later on, these people were involved.
Mr. Hancock had attempted popular online dating sites in days gone by, but вЂњno one even marginally piqued my interest,вЂќ he stated. вЂњWomen which donвЂ™t understand or follow Rand have a tendency to only take what theyвЂ™ve been informed. Continue reading