American writer, b. St. Petersburg, Russia. Her best-known novels include The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged . In For the New Intellectual she summarized her philosophy, which she called “objectivism.”
"God... a being whose only definition is that he is beyond man's power to conceive."
"Religion is a primitive form of philosophy, [the] attempt to offer a comprehensive view of reality."
The Objectivist Feb 1966 WMail Issue #5