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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:California 'Math' Is a Sad Self-Parody

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    I am at a loss for words after reading an open letter, hosted by the Independent Institute, demanding that California replace a proposed K-12 math curriculum that includes the following, among other loony things, all quoted in the letter from the proposal:[F]ringe teaching methods such as "trauma-informed pedagogy;" [T]eachers insert[ing] "environmental and social justice" into the math curriculum; [H]aving teachers develop students' "sociopolitical consciousness;" [A]ssigning students -- as sch

    Ayn Rand Fan Club podcast

    MisterSwig
    By MisterSwig,
    I'm co-hosting a new podcast with Scott Schiff called Ayn Rand Fan Club. We met on Facebook and have a similar interest in discussing the Objectivist movement. This first episode addresses the issue of schisms and coalitions within the movement. In that light we take a critical look at several clips from the Yaron Brook Show. I hope you check it out and subscribe to the channel. And if you have constructive criticism, I'd like to hear it. Thanks.  

    Reblogged:Zoning 'Goes Wrong' Because Zoning Is Wrong

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    Writing at The Federalist, David Larson makes quite a few interesting points regarding the left's attempt to federalize zoning law, often referred to as the "war on the suburbs" by conservatives. Probably Larson's best point is that conservatives are failing to uphold the right to property:This is an excellent point, but it is compromised by Larson's failure -- common among conservatives -- to uphold individual rights on principle as an absolute. This part of his essay is titled, "Zoning Gone W

    From Friends to Romantic Relationships

    Boydstun
    By Boydstun,
    Report that two-thirds of romantic relationships in US and Canada emerge from friendships, as distinct from those resulting from spark between strangers.

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