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  1. I literally chuckled. Haha. Yes, I realize the irony. And yeah, I have stopped frequenting and relying on these forums myself. Most of us are not even really Objectivists. *gasp* I said it.
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  2. No. You have a very wrong idea about Rand's philosophy. It absolutely is not. If you think this has anything to do with Objectivism then you are completely mistaken. And I mean in a very deep way. No where in Rand's writing did she even come close to calling less skilled workers useless moochers. Rand's fiction focuses on great men. Her philosophy and morality, on the other hand, is for everyone of any ability. Her fiction also does not cast people of lesser ability as unworthy, immoral moochers. In Atlas Shrugged, there are passages such as this: 'He saw a bus turning a corner, expertly ste
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  3. Rand, according to her biographers, opposed US entry into WW2. So did most Americans. She was one of many who believed that the best available outcome that Germany and the USSR should weaken each other to the point where domestic insurrection or minimum foreign intervention could have overthrown them. Maybe she was right. Some libertarians, including Roy Childs, have maintained support for this position long after the war was more recently. The worst available outcome was that one should defeat the other decisively and gain control of (almost) all the territory they had controlled jointly duri
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