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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

    Hello from Florida.

    Jason Fowler
    By Jason Fowler,
    Hi, I'm Jason Fowler, a student in St.Cloud Florida. I have quite a variety of interests most of all philosophy, automechanics(specifically lubrication), and basketball. I come from the capitalism magazine forums. Now, I am pylon_man on capitalismforum.com, formally Jason Fowler of capitalismmagazine.com/forum, and things have gone quite downhill and I am hoping this forum will get back to the quality I'm used to.

    Hello--nice to meet you all!

    By Apprentice,
    Hello- I just wanted to introduce myself before jumping right into other folders. I'm currently a science writer/editor from Illinois and hope to make a career change to culinary arts in the next few months. My first exposure to Objectivism and Ayn Rand was a couple of years ago when I picked up a copy of Atlas Shrugged. I've been a laissez faire capitalist in spirit and lover of reason and productivity for as long as I can remember (with the exception of a couple years of college where


    By freefrag,
    How should I convince people that their life is their highest value, not "greatest happiness for the greatest number"?

    Good Fiction: Recommendations

    Kitty Hawk
    By Kitty Hawk,
    A thread for book recommendations always seems like a good idea to me, so I'll start one here. As someone who enjoys reading Romantic fiction, I'm always eager to learn of other people's discoveries, in the way of good novels. Ayn Rand recommended the mystery by Mabel Seeley called The Crying Sisters. AR wrote a screenplay for it, after having convinced Hal Wallis to buy the movie rights to the novel. Actually, it seemed only an average mystery novel to me. I've since read three othe

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