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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

    Rand's later years

    By TheCerebro,
    I'm sort of new to Objectivism, and have a [big] question about Ayn Rand. Why was Nathienal Brandon removed from the Objectivist movement? Why did he have an affair with Rand, and what was the thinkning on both of their parts? Why didn't their affair last/work? What was Ayn Rand like [as a person] in her later year after that?

    What are space and time?

    By RationalEgoistSG,
    My posted topic on Kant's argument about space and time, as well as my reading of his Critique of Pure Reason has intrigued me. I am curious as to whether or not we can say that space and time are entities in reality, or that they are relations between objects that we measure, or that we must agree with Kant and say that space and time exist in the mind only. I am currently inclined to say that space and time are measurements between objects in reality, thus being another example of a thir

    Hopefuly this is Trend over in Iraq...

    By Praxus,
    "In Falluja, a reporter for the Associated Press saw cars carrying the dead and wounded from the Abdul-Aziz al-Samarrai mosque, following the US air strike. A US Marine colonel said his troops attacked the mosque complex after being fired on from inside it. " Quote taking from BBC News. This sends a powerful message, if you fire on us, it doesn't matter where you are, we are going to kill you and anyone around you.

    U.S. Convoy in Iraq Attacked

    By Invictus,
    Article This event makes all to clear what we're up against in Iraq. The twisted and barbaric creed that is prevalent in the Middle East has resulted in a people who are capable of such reckless hate. I don't see how we can view this conflict as anything but an ideological war. Sure, putting a few bullets in the heads of the people responsible for this monstrous act is a first step, but to end terrorism altogether we must end that which hath given it life: Islam. How we go about this I am n

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