I agree with Objectivism on many points, mostly pertaining to industry, but my conclusions, existentially, differ. I'd like to share some of their fine points.
1)If Rand were to ask me what my premise was, I'd say "the individual, their agency and their pursuit of happiness". In my Venn diagram of life the individual is compromised of two means of perception, the initial (the individual), and the external, which subdivides into three categories: one's perception by their society minor (whatever societies they place personal investment in, family, friends, etc.), one's perception by their society major (their community, state, province or nation) and the last by the universe (nature, essentially). While every living being is born and dies alone, nobody is, by dint of human context, an island. Sorry, Ayn, you need us as much as we need you: if nothing else for context. There is no human race without human beings: but, and this is where Marx went off the rails (if his Manifest