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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"
  • Objectivism Online Chat

    Reblogged:Tom Brady Does It Again!

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    Last night's Super Bowl was interesting to me on a couple of levels. I expected a good game, and got one -- but in the form of a master class of domination by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. What surprised me a little, aside from how thoroughly the Bucs smothered the Chiefs was how quickly I decided I wanted to see Brady win again. The Saints, the team I usually root for, were out, and I respected both teams that were on the field. We were home, and I planned for an evening of cooking and chores whil

    Rising production costs making egg prices rise. How is this effecting the macro supply curve?

    Daniel Rosen
    By Daniel Rosen,
    This year because of a law, chickens will get a bigger houses. That means the price of eggs is going up. Starting January 1, a law takes action in California that forces farmers to provide more room for chickens. Prices for eggs are expected to rise 10 - 40% next year because of the cost of improvements to provide more space for chickens. Already farmers are starting to pay for the improvements now, the average cost of a dozen eggs reached a peak of $2 recently - doubling in price from November.

    Suppression in Belarus

    By Boydstun,
    Will Putin Save Lukashendo? State Suppression of Press Coverage of the Protests  

    Economic Values As Objective

    By DavidV,
    There is some confusion and misunderstanding among Objectivists interested in Austrian economic theory and vice versa about the phrase "subjective theory of value" used by Austrians to describe their view of economic value. It is a common mistake by both to take the "subjective" aspect of the theory too far, and misapply an essentially correct economic theory to reach erroneous ethical and epistemological conclusion. This is not a trivial error since Ludwig von Mises himself never recovered f

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