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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:'Fence vs. Mosquito' Discredits the Right

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    A recent article by Michael Fumento contains a nearly perfect specimen from the wild of an asinine anti-mask argument I keep hearing made mainly by conservatives: Image by coyot, via Pixabay, license. I am pro-mask, but anti-mask mandate. The above argument, in particular the part I bolded, (1) fails against mandates because it doesn't address the proper role of government, and (2) fails against masks (which are a lazy proxy for mask mandates). The attempt to "debunk" masks as it were, fai

    Group Theory and Physics

    Boydstun
    By Boydstun,
    . Neutral Xi-sub-b baryon has been found. About that red triangle: ∆ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Standard Model SU3 Symmetry ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Group Theory and Physics Shlomo Sternberg (Cambridge 1994) Related at Objectivism Online

    This "ideology of emptiness"

    whYNOT
    By whYNOT,
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aV4tMvr7xZY  

    Reblogged:When and How to Say I Don't Know

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    How can I say 'I don't know' with confidence? Alison Green fields this common workplace question at Inc, and two things about her answer stand out to me. First, here's the essential part of her answer, which is spot-on:Crucially, Green indicates a bit later that bluffing, or guessing without being up-front about it harms one's credibility and can cause problems if others act on the made-up answer. Coming from a science background, I have always valued candor about the limits of one's knowledg

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