Some accuse LaVey of paraphrasing the Nine Satanic Statements from Rand’s Atlas Shrugged without acknowledgement. LaVey later affirmed the connection with Rand’s ideas by stating that LaVeyan Satanism was “just Ayn Rand’s philosophy, with ceremony and ritual added”.
David Kirkpatrick posted an eye-opening read today.
And of course, my mind took a devilish turn. It seems greed and haste to make money more money produces plagiarism. We all know of Mark Driscoll’s plagiarism… well, we do but Tyndale House is still standing by their golden calf… and we know of Rand Paul’s plagiarism as well. And we know of others who use ghost writers.
Why is it that people are simply allowed to get away with this?
- Rand Paul Plagiarism Accusations Continue (nationalreport.net)
- MSNBC: Rand Paul Didn’t Plagiarize His NSA Lawsuit (reason.com)
- Satanic Group Unveils Monument Planned For Oklahoma City Capitol – Here’s the Rendering (theblaze.com)