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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


    By DavidV,
    There has been a movement among leftist types to “stop the hate.” “Hate groups” and “hate crimes” are frequently tossed around as if they were irreducible emotional primaries to be replaced by the equally irreducible and indefinable “love.” Someone could probably write a thesis about it, but I’m more interested in the questions of (a) What is hate? and ( Is it ever proper to hate someone/something? I’ll skip the cliché of someone doing something to your mother/sister/significant other as


    By Tryptonique,
    My girl is an Alias fan and it is the only T.V show she watches AT ALL. She has really enjoyed it though and watches it every week. Does it live up to the hype? What do you guys think about this television show?

    Character-based Investment

    By felicity,
    A vital part of Warren Buffett's success stems from his intellectual independence. In the height of the dot-com craze, he was unmoved. He had the patience to wait out what he judged was a bubble ("the biggest transfer of wealth"). In this context, patience means keeping a long term perspective. The cornerstone of his business is buying whole companies, not just stocks. He is also reputed for his honesty and this is a business advantage when he deals with people, because they know they can

    Online chat with Drs. Yaron Brook and Onkar Ghate

    By DavidV,
    <h3 class="title">Online chat with Drs. Yaron Brook and Onkar Ghate on April 23rd!</h3> <span class="post"><p>I'm very pleased to announce an online chat that I have organized with <a href="http://ObjectivismOnline.com">ObjectivismOnline.NET</a>, the <a href="http://www.aynrand.org">Ayn Rand Institute</a> and the <a href="http://www.aynrandchat.com">#AynRand IRC channel</a>.</p> <p><b>On April 23rd at 5:30 PM (P

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