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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

    New Iraqi Constitution

    NIJamesHughes
    By NIJamesHughes,
    I give Iraq 5 years before recollapsing into despotism This time instead of one Dictator, there is a whole council of them.

    Fountainhead Passage

    Tobias
    By Tobias,
    I just read The Fountainhead it recently and I'm trying to decide on something. For one of my classes we have to read a passage from a book and there are three passage from this one that I can decide on. 1 - Howard Roark talking to Gail Wynand about second-handers while on Wynand's yacht. 2 - Ellsworth Toohey explaining how he rose to power and how he used selflessness to gain followers to Peter Keating. 3 - Howard Roark's defense at the Cortlandt trial. Any suggestions? Every

    Perjury

    Dan9999999
    By Dan9999999,
    Now if the basis of objective law is to only harm those who have done harm, then should things like perjury and impeding a police investigation be crimes as no direct harm is done?

    Good day, folks.

    CIRCE
    By CIRCE,
    Hello, there. I'm new to the forum. I've been an Objectivist since 1996, or rather--that was when I began to study Objectivism. I currently reside in Madison, WI--through a series of sick misfortunes that forced me to take a hiatus from my beloved home: New York. I'm hoping to make my return this summer! I'm an actor/singer/dancer/model, though like many artists, I'm currently working outside of my field. Of course, I'm the coolest person I know. So if you're a happening ind

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