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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

    Social Workers

    By BlackSabbath,
    Social Workers Re-reading Atlas and the Fountainhead, I remembered that Ayn Rand hated social workers and was disdainful about them in those two novels. Can anyone tell me why she hated them?

    Democracy in Iraq

    By schmittyUVA,
    Hello all, I'm a new member and am excited to find this online Objectivist refuge... That being said, I'd like to ask you all something that I've been mulling over. It picks up on something RationalEgoistSG feels in the message about Occupying Iraq. Watching this drama unfold, it's clear who the players are: us, the capitalist, democratic nation trying to give the gift of a government that recognizes individual rights and the theocratic people we have liberated. My question, similar to Rationa

    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

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