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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

    Morality of accepting government funds or employment

    carriew7
    By carriew7,
    Hi everyone!! I have a scenario that I would like your feedback on! A woman is studying Objectivism, and wants to implement it into her psycho-epistemology. Her goal is to go to University, and integrate Objectivism into whatever career she chooses. She is starting out with nothing, no help from her parents. She wants to save up for it, but realizes, that it will take, probably many years. She also wan

    Income Tax

    dondigitalia
    By dondigitalia,
    Income taxes make me and I owed $3000 this year. All of the checks just cleared. My balance is hideously low. It sickens me to know that my productivity is going to provide for welfare and medicare recipients across the country. I can't think of a single use I personally make of the taxes I pay. I don't recieve welfare. I don't recieve public health insurance. I don't collect social security (and will probably never be able to). I don't drive, so my use of the roads is minimal. It

    Greetings From Kentucky

    redfarmer
    By redfarmer,
    Hello, my name is Chris Rothbauer. I'm 23 years old from Louisville, Kentucky. I discovered Ayn Rand's book in January and, so far, I've read all of her non-fiction books (except for a few essays from The Voice of Reason) and am in the process of reading Atlas Shrugged (it's such a complicated book that it has taken me since January to get through it but I'm almost there). When I discovered Ayn Rand, I'd been struggling with depression since my teenage years. You see, I had been an active C

    A Blatant Example of Liberal Racism

    AutoJC
    By AutoJC,
    Check out how Sen. Kerrey introduces himself to Condoleezza Rice The author can't help but think this remark was racially motivated. I certainly think it is.

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