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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:Friday Hodgepodge

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    Notable Commentary Two creeps, who already have more power than they should. (Image by Senate Democrats, via Wikipedia, license.) "They don't care that we've had about a decade to 'save the planet' ever since at least 1989, when the U.N. first predicted disaster: We are to ramrod through whatever program she deems correct -- regardless of facts, however pesky to her; or consequences, however dire to ourselves." -- Gus Van Horn, in "Yes AOC, It's Creepy When People Don't Mind Their Own Busines

    Reblogged:Peer Review Meets Poe's Law. Again.

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    John Stossel reports on the latest examples of garbage being published after peer review in an academic journal. In one case, some academics rewrote a portion of Mein Kampf and were published by Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work. Their point? At the risk of stating the obvious, another of the authors states, "The scholarship in these disciplines is utterly corrupted. They have placed an agenda before the truth." Really. The responses of the journal editors, the institutional emplo

    The Case for Open Objectivism

    Azrael Rand
    By Azrael Rand,
    Hi, Originally posted this article on my minds page earlier today: https://www.minds.com/AzraelRand If you're interested, I also have a rebuttal to Stefan Molyneux's UPB: https://www.minds.com/AzraelRand/blog/an-objective-critique-of-stefan-molyneux-s-universally-prefe-891837573402587136

    Twitter's Focus On Healthy Conversations

    MisterSwig
    By MisterSwig,
    Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter, returned to the Joe Rogan podcast and explained how he's focused on promoting healthier conversations on the platform. He outlined four indicators of a healthy conversation: 1. Shared attention - Is everyone focused on the same thing? 2. Shared reality - Are we sharing the same "facts," whether or not they are actual facts. 3. Receptivity - Are participants receptive to civil debate? 4. Variety of perspective - Are we seeing the full spectrum of a

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