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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

    Trey Givens

    Trey Givens
    By Trey Givens,
    I've been lurking in some of the forums occassionally popping in to throw down a couple of cents. First, I want to give a huge THANK YOU to all the participants in these forums. I often grow tired of watching or participating in debates in other forums and mediums because so many people are operating on the wrong premises. I come here and it's a breath of fresh air, if you can forgive the cliche. Sometimes I pop in and leave feeling completely energized, in the same way I feel after bein

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    Walker
    By Walker,
    Hi everyone. My name is Stephan (Stef-in) Walker. I live in NYC and am a freshmen attending the Stern School of Business @ NYU. I'm majoring in Finance and something else (which I hope to determine by the end of this year). I've been interested in Ayn Rand and her philosophy Objectivism since I first read The Fountainhead at the beginning of my Junior year in highschool. My interests include listening to good music (Rachmaninoff, Yanni, Saint-Saens, Beethoven, etc...), p

    New Iraqi Constitution

    NIJamesHughes
    By NIJamesHughes,
    I give Iraq 5 years before recollapsing into despotism This time instead of one Dictator, there is a whole council of them.

    Fountainhead Passage

    Tobias
    By Tobias,
    I just read The Fountainhead it recently and I'm trying to decide on something. For one of my classes we have to read a passage from a book and there are three passage from this one that I can decide on. 1 - Howard Roark talking to Gail Wynand about second-handers while on Wynand's yacht. 2 - Ellsworth Toohey explaining how he rose to power and how he used selflessness to gain followers to Peter Keating. 3 - Howard Roark's defense at the Cortlandt trial. Any suggestions? Every

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