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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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    Reblogged:Friday Hodgepodge

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    Four Things Here is a list of four software projects you probably haven't heard of. I use the last two myself. 1. I was quite pleased with myself when I managed to get Linux running as a stand-alone virtual machine off my pen drive, but that doesn't hold a candle to making a font based on one's own handwriting. (Post titles from the link employ said font.) That is both very original and very difficult. And no, I don't have a ready answer to the question of whether I'd find doing that with my

    What have George Floyd, Micheal Brown and Malice Green in common?

    dream_weaver
    By dream_weaver,
    What have George Floyd, Micheal Brown and Malice Green in common? When the flames appeared in the headlines about Twin Cities, the incident that had happened several days earlier found its way into my awareness. Who was George Floyd, and why does a police station need to offered as a burnt offering to appease the social media spirits? Then, a headline came up today that offered a clue under which to categorize this: Medical examiner concludes George Floyd didn't die of asphyxia

    Reblogged:A Collection of Thinking Tools

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    Some time ago, I came across a site called "Untools," which bills itself as a "[c]ollection of thinking tools and frameworks to help you solve problems, make decisions and understand systems." Proprietor Adam Amran explains the site on an "About" page in part: The result is an illustrated grid (that can be narrowed down by tool category) with tool names in bold, followed by summary descriptions. Clicking any of these leads to a more detailed explanation with examples. Here is part of Amran's

    Reblogged:News From the Next Nonperson of Europe

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    I recently noted the change in status of un-locked-down Sweden from shining city on the hill for leftists advocating state-run medicine to boogeyman/nonperson for leftists advocating indefinite, society-wide lockdowns. Norway would appear to be joining Sweden soon, if it isn't already there: From the right side of the British press comes a piece discussing a recent report from Norway's health ministry that raises the question of whether lockdowns were necessary to get the epidemic under control

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