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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

    How the ARI recycles essays

    AutoJC
    By AutoJC,
    Damnit, Peter Schwartz! Please stop recycling your essays! First, on October 6, 2003 Then, on April 8, 2004 He just changed the first sentence in the first paragraph, then all else stayed the same. Other authors there do this, too. Certainly, with the intelligent minds over there, ARI can do better than that.

    new campus club site: FSU Objectivism

    ZiggyKD
    By ZiggyKD,
    I thought it'd be a good idea to put something about my club's web site here as my first post. The club was just formed this January at Florida State University, and we've already got a speaker coming by - Andrew Bernstein will give a lecture on Global Capitalism in a few weeks here. FSU Objectivism I've been thinking of reworking the layout a bit, organization isn't as tight as I'd like it to be. Any thoughts?

    Hello from Broomfield Colorado

    Guest bartwart
    By Guest bartwart,
    My real name's Eddie but I like the moniker bartwart for some reason. I graduated in 2000 with a undergraduate degree in physics, but I love to discuss a broad array of topics. I've spent a lot of time at the Atari Community forums trying to stamp out liberalism and socialism, and it's starting to wear on me. The hordes are endless!!!! I'm not sure if I would call myself an objectivist. I joined my friend's college objectivist club a few months ago and since then I've done a lot of rese

    The next big environmental scare

    Guest bartwart
    By Guest bartwart,
    I was reading an article from The Economist about how environmental activists are becoming aware of the "hazards" of nanotechnology. Unfortunately I can't link to the article now because it's dated and considered premium content that must be paid for in order to be viewed. Essentially, studies were done that demonstrated "bucky balls" were suffocating aquatic life when dumped into their habitats in absurdly high quantities. The article also when into how other nano-sized machines could po

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