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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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    Atlas Shrugged

    Boydstun
    By Boydstun,
    Mind in Steel Dagny “felt the sweep of an emotion which she could not contain, as of something bursting upward. She turned to the door of the motor units, she threw it open to a screaming jet of sound and escaped into the pounding of the engine’s heart. . . . “Why had she always felt that joyous sense of confidence when looking at machines?—she thought. In these giant shapes, two aspects pertaining to the inhuman were radiantly absent: the causeless and the purposeless. Every part of the mo

    Reblogged:Unreliable Energy From an Unreliable 'Partner'

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    "Green" Policies Benefit Red China Via RealClear Politics comes a story about large amounts of money being funneled into an entity known as "Energy Foundation China." The piece elaborates a bit on the large amounts of money involved and notes at least one donor that has found a novel way of avoiding taxes by doing so indirectly. But it saves the "best" for near-last by indicating one way these shenanigans are harming American interests:I would have preferred the story to elaborate more on this

    The basics of the Swedish investment taxation account ISK, Investeringssparkonto

    TSI, The Swedish Investor
    By TSI, The Swedish Investor,
    Hi guys, this is my first day here and I just wanted to share some knowledge. Opposite to popular belief Sweden has a very beneficial system of private asset taxation. This post is my best effort of explaining our flat-rate asset account ISK in English. ISK is an acronym for investeringssparkonto. First of Sweden still have its old, classic or standard way of private asset taxation like almost all countries and territories where you only pay tax if and when you made a profit. That tax

    INDUSTRIAL ECONOMICS

    Alex Bitas
    By Alex Bitas,
    if a company produces its product in 2 factories it is more likely to perform economies of scale, economies of scope or both ? 

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