Howard Laughed is Returning Soon

Howard Laughed is a site devoted to long-form explorations of history, culture, and technology from the perspective of what you might call “man worship.”

The name of this site is inspired by the opening line to novel The Fountainhead, “Howard Roark laughed.” The line is an artistic concretization of a principle later developed in full by Rand when she writes:

We do not think that tragedy is our natural state. We do not live in chronic dread of disaster. We do not expect disaster until we have specific reason to expect it, and when we encounter it, we are free to fight it. It is not happiness, but suffering, that we consider unnatural. It is not success but calamity that we regard as the abnormal exception in human life.

This site is being developed by Derek Magill and will launch in Q3 of 2017.