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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"
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    Reblogged:The Value of Stating Your Honest Opinion

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    Over the weekend I accidentally had the pleasure of shutting down an annoying solicitor cold. On top of that, I gained a positive interaction with a neighbor and perhaps further small opportunities to support the enormous value of industrial civilization. At home with the kids while my wife was out helping her parents house-hunt, I heard a knock on the door. It was close to when I expected everyone back, so I half-expected my wife. Instead, I got one of today's equivalents of a patent medicine

    The Golden Age Trilogy by John C. Wright

    dream_weaver
    By dream_weaver,
    Spoiler Warnings Terminology looked up from the first chapter in book one: The Old Man Hidden are several examples of terminology used in the first chapter of this novel.   

    Judith Miller's, The Caliphate Plods On

    dream_weaver
    By dream_weaver,
    Of course. I'm a businessman. You can't have organized crime without law and order. I love this city, and I see it going to hell. But I won't let it fall apart without a fight. — Carmine Falcone (John Doman), Gotham, Season 1: Pilot He played the head of one of the competing "families" in the series. The Godfather series nicely concretises a point Miss Rand articulated in The Missing Link, Part II The Mafia (or "family") is a "private government," with subjects who chose to join

    Reblogged:Friday Hodgepodge

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    Four Things I like to keep an eye out for web resources I can use to teach my kids about various subjects. Here are four you may not have heard of, in no particular order. 1. The relationship between the earth and the sun lies behind the day-night cycle and the seasons. Bartosz Ciechanowski has posted a thorough but accessible, illustrated and interactive guide to the complexities: The interactive parts are fun, and provide a great way to get past Night is the earth's shadow and hand-waving a

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