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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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    Gravity Threads are Real

    StrictlyLogical
    By StrictlyLogical,
    There are an infinite number of paths through the air above the Earth that objects can take (in free fall) depending upon a number of factors.  The discoveries of Galileo and others and subsequent experiment show that the paths are generally parabolic.  What Galileo did not know, and scientists of today do not know, is that the parabolas are real... they ARE the fingerprints of Gravity Threads.   Gravity Threads - A Theory  There exist an infinite number of Gravity Threads em

    Reblogged:Chief de Blasio to Ambush Skyscrapers

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    Classic glass and steel skyscrapers ... have no place in our city or our Earth anymore. -- Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York City *** If the recent blackout in Caracas, Venezuela reminds one of New York's blackout in Atlas Shrugged, the latter city's mayor just gave us all reason to ponder another of Ayn Rand's works, Return of the Primitive: The Anti-Industrial Revolution. How? On Earth Day, Bill de Blasio declared war on the skyscraper, the very same symbol of human achievement a different

    Reblogged:Don't Call Bernie Sanders a Capitalist

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    The Foundation for Economic Education recently published an article about millionaire Bernie Sanders with the title, "Bernie Is a Capitalist, Whether He Likes It or Not." Although this may be true of the first of the following dictionary definitions of the term, it is patently false about the second: I would emphatically add that it's debatable, to say the very least, that "he deserves that money." It is his property, under capitalism, and he did gain it by trade. To that extent, it is proper

    Reblogged:A Fitting Coincidence

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    Weighing the idea of a column on Earth Day, I learned the following amusing and thought-provoking coincidence: The pronoucements and proposals of leftists routinely demonstrate massive evasion or ignorance of well-known facts of history of their own civilization: It's no stretch to imagine even more ignorance of the actual history of the nation so many of them idealized at the time. At the same time, the coincidence should give us pause for the same reason the famous image of the first subbot

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