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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

    Pixar's 'A Bug's Life'

    JohnGalt
    By JohnGalt,
    So, anyway, I was watching A Bug's Life last night. (No, I don't have any kids. I just like the movie. What of it?) I noticed a number of objectivist themes in the story and in some specific events. For those unfamiliar with the movie, it's essentially Seven Samurai (or The Magnificent Seven) translated into an ant colony fighting off a gang of thieving grasshoppers, who demand a portion of the ants' harvest of food each year. The protagonist of the film, an ant named Flick, is an ant

    Anthem copyright

    RadCap
    By RadCap,
    Someone told me in passing that the rights to Anthem had expired. Does anyone know if this is true? Additionally, does anyone know if this applies to the film rights as well?

    Some Suggestion's

    NIJamesHughes
    By NIJamesHughes,
    I hope that noone takes offense to this( particulartly the owner of the forum), but I have a few suggestions to offer up for consideration. You might break the "philosophy" section up into seperate sections for Metaphysics, Epistemology, Ethics, Politics, and Art. A section for Scientific discussion would, I think, be useful. It might be useful to add a section for Questions about Objectivism and Ayn Rand in a seperate section to keep that type of material away from the philosophi

    Guide to Objectivism

    BIGBANGSingh
    By BIGBANGSingh,
    Has anyone read "Guide to Objectivism" by David King? If so, what are your thoughts on it? http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Olympus/7695/

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