Thursday, May 14, 2009

Selfishness is a good thing

Broward/Palm Beach Music - Local Jam Favorites the Heavy Pets Play Three Gigs in Four Days: "Selfishness is a good thing,' says Jeff Lloyd, guitarist and frontman for the Fort Lauderdale quintet the Heavy Pets. Lloyd, an avid reader, has recently finished Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead. And like all bright-eyed disciples of the objectivist author, he believes selfishness suffers from a bad rep. 'It's especially important in the bind that this country is in financially,' he says. 'The idea that self is bad is such a detriment to young kids who are growing up.'"