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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

    Indirect Reply

    By dream_weaver,
    A quote can be pasted into a new thread. A link can be embedded by capturing the information from the share icon located at the top right hand side of most posts, to refer back to a post. Requests to split a side conversation brings it about manually, which makes sense to create a note in both threads referring them to one another.

    Ex Muslim discovers objectivism, reason, and individualism

    Ali Shannon
    By Ali Shannon,
    Greetings rational egoists! My name is Ali and I was born in Baghdad, Iraq in the midst of the gulf war where the totalitarian leader of my birth country decided to invade another nation. I was born into a Muslim family who told what to think, gave me answers I cannot and dare not question, and told me to live my life with the goal to please Allah and his dangerous prophet. During the U.S. - Iraq war, several members of my family worked for the U.S. army and it was dangerous for us as chi

    Favorite Book(s) of All Time

    By nakulanb,
    Frankenstein by Mary Shelly.

    Side discussion, side thread. or commentary

    By StrictlyLogical,
    A conventional forum thread here is generally a "free for all" discussion thread, having a singular thread structure.  Sometimes, a thread can be a formal collection of posts by a single author (like a recurring presentation ... e.g. by Boydstun, or a set of re-posted blogs .. e.g. Merjet)  and sometimes a thread will transform into a conversation or debate between two or three main participants.  In such cases, third party readers probably would like to be able to post questions, commentary, in

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