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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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    Shameful Display of Anarchy and Violence

    By Yes,
    As America prepares to certify our next President, a large band of hooligans have taken upon themselves to storm the Capitol.  This in the name of Freedom?  Are these hooligans striving to look for their Fuhrer?  As a footnote, something like this happened in fiction- in Atlas Shrugged.

    Type-I and Type-II Units

    By SpookyKitty,
    In the following, I use the term "entity" to refer to both mental and non-mental entities. Concepts are integrations of facts. A concept integrates all of the facts about its units. But, a concept of a property P therefore necessarily also integrates any universal facts about its units which can be deduced by assuming that there is some thing which is P but without assuming any particular measurements of that thing (except for those which are necessary for being P). This is just measurement

    Reblogged:Friday Hodgepodge

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    Four Neat Tech-y Things... ... I might try. Of course, some may decide it's best to keep their thoughts to themselves, after all... (Image by Jeff James, via Unsplash, license.)1. Someone out there has figured out a good way to transform hand-written notes into web pages. He elaborates in part within a blog post he originally wrote by hand:This enterprising soul has started a small business that offers "a year long paper website, and a free Moleskine notebook to build your website in" for 99 s

    Reblogged:Stuck? Become Unstuck by Limiting Yourself.

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    Over at Inc., business writer Suzanne Lucas explores what she learned by taking a class in improvisational comedy. Her main point is notable for being contrary to the now-conventional wisdom that creativity involves thinking "outside the box:"Yes. Tell someone to be funny -- or to do almost anything else creative with zero context -- and watch them freeze. We've all experienced this. Hell, I've even done this to myself: Write a column. Without some idea of a starting point or an end product, it

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