Entries by Marsha

CON MOLTO SENTIMENTO: On the Evolutionary Biology and Neuropsychology of Music

Music is an art without an apparent object – there are no scenes to look at, no sculptured marbles to touch, no stories to follow – and yet it can cause some of the most passionate and intense feelings possible. How does this happen – how can sounds from resonant bodies produce emotion (1) in […]

Interview: How to Run an Objectivist Salon

Navigator: Perhaps you could begin by telling us something of the history of the New Intellectual Forum. Who started it, and when? Enright: In 1985, a listing in The Objectivist Forum led me to contact Mike McCarthy of the Chicagoland Objectivist Principles Organization (COPO). My husband John and I began going to meetings of COPO at […]

Foundations Study Guide: Montessori Education

Revised August 1997 Formerly a psychotherapist, Marsha Enright, co-founded the Council Oak Montessori School (elementary level) in 1990, of which she is the president and administrator. Another cofounder of the school and its corporate secretary, Doris Cox, currently teaches middle school children at Council Oak. The education of the human child is of profound importance […]

Why Man Needs Approval

Originally published in Objectivity, Volume 1, Number 2. In Ayn Rand’s novel, Atlas Shrugged, Ken Danagger asks Dagny Taggart: “And if you met those great men in heaven, . . . what would you want to say to them?” “Just . . . just hello, I guess.” “That’s not all,” said Danagger. “There’s something you’d want to […]