Comparing The Quest For Power In Ayn Rand's Fountainhead

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Many people seek power in their lives. They make it their life's goal to control the world, or a section of it. These types of people are often very sly and cunning. They know how manipulate people to get what they want. There are other types of people, though seeking power. Some people only seek power to help make the world a better place rather than their own personal betterment. Many people's quest for power is for their own personal happiness. They think that obtaining power will make them happier. In Ayn Rand’s Fountainhead, Ellsworth Toohey, Gail Wynand, and Howard Roark, all seek power in different ways. Howard Roark seeks power for the betterment of society in Ayn Rand’s Fountainhead. Howard Roark is an architect, but he was expelled