First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
Interesting. Going by some of the snarky comments about Ayn Rand and Objectivism that I am encountering all over the Internet (no need to link, just Google), I'd say we're firmly in Phase 2.
Which really is a nice change of pace from Phase 1, after all. Gearing up for Phase 3!