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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

    Postmodernism and Holocaust denial

    Invictus
    By Invictus,
    As a part of my year 12 Extension history course, I was required to write an essay on a historiographical issue of my choosing. I thought some of you may be interested in it. An explanation of the selected topic is contained in the synopsis. ----------------------------------------------------- Mark T. Has the Irving trial and Holocaust denial highlighted weaknesses in postmodernist thought about the nature of history? Synopsis The following essay analyses the effects of

    Booby Traps

    Old Geezer
    By Old Geezer,
    Is the Use of Booby traps with purposefully deadly force to protect one's property moral? Can it be made illegal on the basis that Police must be able to access private property without fear in emergencies or when it is suspected that someone's rights are being violated inside the property? What other issues are involved?

    Hello from CapMag forums

    erik
    By erik,
    My name is Erik and I usually post on the capmag forum. I was on the old board there for years as a poster and lurker before it changed and all the old threads were lost. Recently there has been in place a 10 minute waiting period between posts and Zirjin had recommended this forum as an alternative. I've been a student of Objectivism for about 7-8 years but there is still lot to know. I'm for starting an objectivist/capitalist political party because obviously the big 2 are not repr

    Hello from Australia!

    Aussie Objectivist
    By Aussie Objectivist,
    I wonder if I'm the only objectivist in Australia.... (Ayn Rand is an unknown name here. Except amongst the intellectual elite... who hate her.) Some personal details: 17 years old Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Grade 12, going to uni next year (probably to do engineering) Interests: philosophy, mathematics, debating

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