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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

    A, Not A and B

    TravellingFool
    By TravellingFool,
    Having only really started reading about Objectivism in itself about two months ago, I still have a lot to figure out and understand. I found the following quote in an online guide to Objectivism... I was wondering if someone who understands this could explain the idea of as it seemed to me that it would make more sense if the sentence read "B can neither be A nor not-A", although this is probably due to lack of insight on my part. Thanks The TravellingFool

    Hello from Hungary

    Capitalism Forever
    By Capitalism Forever,
    Howdy! My name is Roland. I was born in Hungary and still live there. I grew up during the final decade of Communism. My first memory involving the United States is hearing the radio news reader's anxious voice reporting on how "Washington continues with its star warfare plans." I had no idea at that time what "Washington" was, let alone a "star warfare plan," but I thought whatever it was, it must be something great and powerful--something done by men who can. I felt I could identify with

    Buying good produced immorally.

    m0zart
    By m0zart,
    I have a question, which I think I know the answer to, but would like to hear what others on this forum would say about it. In a situation where certain goods are produced in a manner that involves the initiation of force, would the purchase of said goods be a form of participation in that aggression?

    Ethical Questions...

    DAC
    By DAC,
    Here is an 'ethical quiz' I ran across while reading the news online. I took it as an opportunity to saturate the mainstream media with my objectivist views. Here is the link for any who are interested... Ethical Quiz

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