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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

    9-11 Hearings Question

    Old Geezer
    By Old Geezer,
    I was wondering if anyone had some good links to any stories about the testimony yesterday... (comprehensive summaries and analysis of testimony) PS. Sysop... Feel free to self destruct this thread in a day or two or earlier if you feel its not appropriate....

    Essays forum?

    By MinorityOfOne,
    Admins, I'd like to suggest creating a forum section for the essays listed on the main page. This website would be a good place to get commentary & criticism on one's work, but it's unlikely to work very well when none of the comments would show up in a "View New Posts" search Also, I don't know how many other people do this, but I have the site bookmarked to go directly to the forums. If that's common, there might be a lot of people who don't even know the essays are there. Wit

    Postmodernism and Holocaust denial

    By Invictus,
    As a part of my year 12 Extension history course, I was required to write an essay on a historiographical issue of my choosing. I thought some of you may be interested in it. An explanation of the selected topic is contained in the synopsis. ----------------------------------------------------- Mark T. Has the Irving trial and Holocaust denial highlighted weaknesses in postmodernist thought about the nature of history? Synopsis The following essay analyses the effects of

    Booby Traps

    Old Geezer
    By Old Geezer,
    Is the Use of Booby traps with purposefully deadly force to protect one's property moral? Can it be made illegal on the basis that Police must be able to access private property without fear in emergencies or when it is suspected that someone's rights are being violated inside the property? What other issues are involved?

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