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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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    The Resistance Banker

    dream_weaver
    By dream_weaver,
    A dramatization of events surrounding the creation and operation of an underground banking setup to aide the resistance against German aggression during World War Two. It nicely illustrated the angle of doing the right thing, in the context of being in the midst of a war. Internet Movie Database link to The Resistance Banker.

    How To Solve Racial Problems

    MisterSwig
    By MisterSwig,
    In 1961 Ayn Rand gave her view on how to solve the racial problems in the South, which at that time was still segregated. "As for the South, freedom and rational education will solve their problems, not violence, which they're now engaging in. The real evil in the South are the state laws enforcing segregation; but the solution is not enforced integration by federal law, which is immoral as well, and will only create more mutual hatred and underground hypocrisy. What should be done? I'd adv

    Peikoff's Dissertation

    Boydstun
    By Boydstun,
    . The Status of the Law of Contradiction in Classical Logical Ontologism Leonard Peikoff – Ph.D. Dissertation (NYU 1964)   There are no true contradictions, and there cannot be any. That is the law of contradiction, or principle of noncontradition (PNC) as I shall call it. There is nothing and can be nothing that is both A and not-A at the same time and in the same respect. The last three decades, Graham Priest and others have argued specific exceptions to the law. These exce

    Reblogged:Intrinsicism vs. Customer Service

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    Some time after we moved to Florida, the moment the kids were waiting for had come: Their new bunk beds arrived! Even "manual labor" requires thinking and good communication. (Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images, via Pixabay, license.) Unfortunately for me, they arrived an hour early on a Saturday morning, while I was driving home from the pub after watching an Arsenal game live from England. Annoyingly, I found myself having to pull over to take or make phone calls with (a) my wife, (b) the d

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