You miss my points:
1. Ayn Rand believed that the individual has more power to change a system
than most people believe possible. History would seem to bear this out, in
both negative and positive terms.
2. However, it is necessary for that individual to be in a sense a
"dedicated" outsider who is willing and able to work toward that cause.
3. Diligence, effort and work are a part of this model.
Aside from 3rd year out, there seems to be almost nobody here who is
taking action to improve either podiatry or themselves.
For example: You folks could start initiating a letter writing campaign to
the admissions directors of the podiatry schools. All you do is bitch.
Nobody set up a format (except for Rosenblatt) to even come close to this.
You all say that "they will never change." That's b*****t.
The director of
the Sham Peer Review Organization, actually a podiatrist, has demonstrated
absolutely enormous accomplishments that are now changing the very face of
MD, DO, DDS and DPM peer review! Can you imagine, an outsider, a
This demonstrates Ayn Rand's model perfectly.
Ayn Rand would say that you are just giving up your opportunity and
responsibility to make an attempt to CHANGE the system.
An empty waiting room is just one of the problems you have. I don't see
you working on that issue either.
She would suggest that it is time to stop blaming everyone else. Take some
Posted on Sep 25, 2003, 9:50 AM