A hilarious introduction to Ayn Rand's "Philosophy" (basically outline of a course syllabus):
III: “Throw the Bawling Baby Off the Cliff”:
Joys of viewing man as a heroic being with his own happiness as the moral purpose of his life, where reason alone dictates values and actions and rational self-interest and happiness of the individual always comes first. Discuss.
-- Assignment: Dramatize in a one-act play involving a dying mother and her only son’s need to sell her apartment for money to finance his vacation in Cancun.