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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

    Atheism, God, & the Nature of the Universe

    stonebuddha
    By stonebuddha,
    I've just discovered this forum and am glad to be on board. I offer for you a distillation of letters between my cousin (a Muslim) & me (an ex-Muslim who became an atheist long ago). The crux of the following is a dialogue concerning God & the nature of the universe. When we were children growing up in Indonesia, we were both raised as Muslims. When I came to live in America 20 years ago, we lost touch. Recently we began conversing again since she is now living in the US. She started the

    Dinesh here

    Prometheus
    By Prometheus,
    Though i joined this forum sometime back, i never really got around to introducing myself, so here goes - my name is Dinesh Pillay and i live in India. I first read Ayn Rand some 4-5 years back and haven't looked back since, her books gave me in words everything i couldn't define and for that i'm grateful to her. Whatever spare time i found apart from studies in these past 5 years has nearly always been spent on reading about objectivism. It's been an enthralling experience I'm curren

    Hello

    Nate_S
    By Nate_S,
    Woops, I've already posted 10 times before I noticed this section of the forums. Anyways, my name is Nate Struttmann and I currently reside in Sarasota Florida where I am an Illustration major at the Ringling Academy of Art and Design. I view Illustration as realisms modern American lineage. When Pollock burst onto the scene the philosophically complacent bulk of the supposed artistic intellectuals of American Society proved to value an 'artist's' primal emotional code over a competent ass

    Who am I?

    MisterSwig
    By MisterSwig,
    The name's Mister Swig. But you can call me William, if you want. I live in Los Angeles, where the news is really boring. Is it that way where you live, too? Because I think the media--especially print and TV--is boring, I often create my own news. You can actually read my joke articles here, at Objectivism Online. Just go to the "Humor and Satire" section under "Essays" at the homepage. I found this site recently, through an advertisement on an email list. I think this is a

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