Ecology as a social principle . . . condemns cities, culture, industry, technology, the intellect, and advocates men’s return to “nature,” to the state of grunting subanimals digging the soil with their bare hands. – The Ayn Rand Letter
Anyone over 30 years of age today, give a silent “Thank you” to the nearest, grimiest, sootiest smokestacks you can find. — Return of the Primitive: The Anti-Industrial Revolution
Conservative hero Ayn Rand helped push the movement away from its conservation ethos, which had been championed by Teddy Roosevelt and continued as late as George H. W. Bush.
Think Progress has a great post that reveals the true Ayn Rand. Don’t miss minute 3:20 of the video: