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I found is like one of those friends (they seem to belong in every group) who is highly erudite and may make sense, but there's something "off". They're great to listen to, sometimes absorbing, but cold, in a way. Like they live entirely in the brain and the imperfect weirdness, passions, and overall awkward lives of others is unnecessary. But, I must say, without agreeing with her outward views, she's unusually readable. For being such big novels with big ideas, I blew through Fountainhead & Atlas Shrugged. I admire her talent and organized thought, but I wouldn't want to hang out with her...in the end, those books left me feeling a bit depressed. I think a few minutes talking to me, she'd brush me off as unnecessary. But as long as they were serving free drinks at this fantasy place where we met, I'd probably have stuck around......