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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"
  • Objectivism Online Chat

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    John
    By John,
    I've always thought that an objectivist was someone who always had the right answers, never made any mistakes, and could prove any point in a minimal amount of words. I never thought of myself as an objectivist because of this and I now know why I was wrong. An objectivist is a person who uses only reason to obtain knowledge of reality and uses that knowledge to make his life better. An objectivist can make mistakes and have a wrong answer in the proccess but once he realizes the mistakes the

    "Tiddlywink" music

    AshRyan
    By AshRyan,
    Hello everyone, Thought you might be interested in this site, which features turn of the century popular music. [edit] After exploring the site more myself, I found that the webmaster of it actually has an interest in Ayn Rand and there is a section of the site devoted to her and specific examples of what she called "tiddlywink music." This is good stuff! [/edit] [edit] After doing some more web exploration, I saw that links to this site have already been provided on a few other

    The Story Behind Ayn Rand's name change

    Guest YuceMajeste
    By Guest YuceMajeste,
    Does anyone know the story behind Ms.Ayn Rand's changing her name?I mean, why Ayn Rand? Regards

    TIPS -- A good idea?

    DavidV
    By DavidV,
    When I first heard of it, I was as opposed to TIPS as anyone else, but this article changed my mind. IF we can get rid of the bloated FBI/CIA/Defense Dept bureacracy and replace it with a decentralized, part-citizen watchguard program, I think we would have a much cheaper and more effective security agency. What do you think?

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