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    Objectivism Is The Everyman's Philosophy

    In the universe, what you see is what you get,

    figuring it out for yourself is the way to happiness,

    and each person's independence is respected by all

  • Rand's Philosophy in Her Own Words

    • "Metaphysics: Objective Reality"Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed/Wishing won’t make it so." "The universe exists independent of consciousness"
    • "Epistemology: Reason" "You can’t eat your cake and have it, too." "Thinking is man’s only basic virtue"
    • "Ethics: Self-interest" "Man is an end in himself." "Man must act for his own rational self-interest" "The purpose of morality is to teach you[...] to enjoy yourself and live"
    • "Politics: Capitalism" "Give me liberty or give me death." "If life on earth is [a man's] purpose, he has a right to live as a rational being"
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    Reblogged:The Practical Equivalent of War

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    Climate Change activists often call their cause "the moral equivalent of war." It is, in fact, the practical equivalent of one waged against the America and the West. *** Benjamin Zycher of the American Enterprise Institute considers the oft-stated rationale behind a raft of litigation against "Big Oil" and finds the idea that it is premised on "saving the planet" wanting: One could just as well ask the Democratic Presidential candidates -- who all favor the Green New Deal or something simila

    Reblogged:Sprialing to a Face-Palm and Better Work Flow

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    This morning, I experienced the spiral theory of learning in a humorous and productive way. Image by Xiang Hu, via Unsplash, license. Without going too far into the gory details of my writing setup, I have for years written and edited blog posts and the early stages of other pieces with (1) a great text editor first created in the 1960's, and (2) a script that adds an HTML header and footer to the (markdown) file. That file automatically refreshes every few seconds. This setup allows me to e

    Reblogged:Using Love to Find Motivation

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    At Jewish World Review is an article by Helen Carefoot on turning goals into accomplishments. The article draws from several productivity experts to offer both general advice and specific tips pertinent to becoming better organized and more effective -- but laudably mentions that different things work better for different individuals. Accordingly, it advises self-monitoring and adjustment. That last is indispensable. Over time, I have come to regard advice on productivity to be almost as diffic

    Impressionist painter Konstantin Razumov

    Yitzhak Finnegan
    By Yitzhak Finnegan,
    He is talented, and certainly has an eye for the beautiful ladies! https://www.pinterest.ca/nadooshka1/konstantin-razumov/

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