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  1. Reidy

    Damaged Goods

    Readers can't say much until we've seen the rest of the story, but a couple of observations strike me already. You write: This isn't the salesmanly way to put it if you believe that morality serves us rather than thle other way around. You can put the argument in one step as: here's why you should do this. At the time you were apparently new to Objectivism and not yet comfortable with its insights. You write: My mother was the same way, so I get what you went through. Being married to such a person must be vastly worse. Awaiting future installments.
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  2. I don't know if a public forum will prevent you from getting some pot shots that will hurt you, but I am delighted that you are putting all this in writing. You may get responses from people who want the best for you which is the ideal situation but obviously it it's not guaranteed. The fact is that emotions have to have an outlet or they will come out sideways. ABSOLUTELY!!!!! Drugs and Alcohol can be an outlet too, but the cost for someone "who wants something better" is very high. You actually have a direction. I know it hurts and I'm sorry that it hurts. But you in fact have a
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  3. The Stop the Steal. Game. When you open the game, text immediately says "the creator has been canceled, donate money to help save his freedom of speech!". That's it. Very similar way to cash in on buzzwords without meaning anything. This is just what happens when you're free to make anything you want. You get a lot of trash.
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  4. Kristoffer Polaha played John Galt in the movie Atlas Shrugged. It's movie trivia to me, but a comment that arose from one of the viewers in the audience.
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  5. The trial started on Monday. Jerry Blackwell presented opening remarks for the prosecution's case. He argued that Derek Chauvin violated the police oath by using "excessive and unreasonable force" on George Floyd. He described Chauvin as "grinding and crushing" Floyd on the ground, and said that Chauvin "squeezed the life out of" Floyd. As evidence that Floyd died from asphyxiation, he said the video shows Floyd suffering anoxic seizures and agonal breathing from oxygen deprivation. He said pressure was maintained on Floyd's neck even after the police could not find a pulse. Blackwell th
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