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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

    Hello From New York City

    By order,
    Hello, all. I'd like to be the first to welcome myself to the forum. Yay. I've been poking around for some time, but just last night decided I would register and participate. I'm a twenty-something living in midtown Manhattan and have been acquainted with Objectivism for roughly five years now. I don't consider myself a philosopher, or even a student of philosophy, objective or otherwise. What I do consider myself is intellectually proactive (but then, who isn't really?)--which is what

    VIP Healthcare

    By Apprentice,
    I had not heard of VIP health care before. If there is another thread about this somewhere, can someone point me to it? Thank you This is a rather interesting article (assuming you can get past the author's apparent dislike of people with money...) Had to laugh at the AMA's take on it based on their quote on page 4, "The American Medical Association says there's nothing wrong with VIP health care if it's not 'promoted as a promise for more or better diagnostic and therapeutic service

    Hello from Florida.

    Jason Fowler
    By Jason Fowler,
    Hi, I'm Jason Fowler, a student in St.Cloud Florida. I have quite a variety of interests most of all philosophy, automechanics(specifically lubrication), and basketball. I come from the capitalism magazine forums. Now, I am pylon_man on capitalismforum.com, formally Jason Fowler of capitalismmagazine.com/forum, and things have gone quite downhill and I am hoping this forum will get back to the quality I'm used to.

    Hello--nice to meet you all!

    By Apprentice,
    Hello- I just wanted to introduce myself before jumping right into other folders. I'm currently a science writer/editor from Illinois and hope to make a career change to culinary arts in the next few months. My first exposure to Objectivism and Ayn Rand was a couple of years ago when I picked up a copy of Atlas Shrugged. I've been a laissez faire capitalist in spirit and lover of reason and productivity for as long as I can remember (with the exception of a couple years of college where

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