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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"
  • Objectivism Online Chat

    Lest We Forget, Lest We Forget

    Kitty Hawk
    By Kitty Hawk,
    Here's a link to a couple of e-mails by an eye-witness to the (9/11) destruction of the World Trade Centers, and the aftermath, sent right after it happened: Pearl 2001 I think sometimes we need reminding. Especially when we start negotiating with terrorists, as we are doing in Fallujah.

    Metaphysical Possibility: Does It Exist?

    DPW
    By DPW,
    In the thread Rationality and Objectivity, Stephen Speicher wrote: I want to first thank Stephen for raising this issue. He does make several crucial identifications, but I think he errors in distinguishing between the metaphysically possible and the epistemologically possible. What Stephen has identified is not a distinction between metaphysical possibility and epistemological possibility, where “metaphysical possibility” must be excluded from our epistemology. Instead, he has

    The Patriot Act

    El Polo
    By El Polo,
    Does anyone have any specific information regarding this new "act" that was put into place? I've heard nothing but horrible things about it.

    The Passion

    Areactor
    By Areactor,
    What do you guys make of the success of The Passion of Christ?

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