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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


    By MinorityOfOne,
    Wow, after having seen practically no posts on this website for a while after it was first announced, I gave up on it. Popped in last night, and what a nice surprise to see that it has come to life. I'm Matt. I study philosophy at Rutgers U., take classes at OAC, etc, etc. And I'm not a fan of writing big introductions, so I'll leave it at that. Hi to anybody who knows me on here, by the way... I see a few familiar names. :-) One technical question: any way to get automatic updates


    Guest Anthony Carreras
    By Guest Anthony Carreras,
    Hello everyone. I'm new here and I plan on finding some time in my busy schedule to post here and talk about philosophy with you guys. My name is Anthony Carreras. I'm 22 years old and am currently attending my first year at Georgia State University as a graduate student in philosophy. I hope to one day be a professor of philosophy. My particular philosophical interests lie in the field of meta-ethics and the history of philosophy - mostly the ancient and modern periods. While those are my


    By bidmeadj,
    Hi all. I'm just wondering if anyone else here is at all interested in forensics. If so, what interests you most about it? My interest lies mainly in the techniques involved; I love listening to the explanation of specific techniques and seeing how certain cases benefited from them. The documentary-esque forensics shows on Discovery and CourtTV do a good job of that. Especially Forensic Files on CourtTV. Love that show. Also, for those who are interested in forensics, does anyone kn


    Guest Steve
    By Guest Steve,
    My name is Steve, I'm 18 and a freshman at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. I was first introduced to Ayn Rand and Objectivism during my senior year in high school when I was assigned to read The Fountainhead (amazing huh?) Since then I've read Atlas Shrugged, Anthem, We The Living, Night of January 16th, The Virtue of Selfishness, Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal, Philosophy: Who Needs It, Return of the Primitive: The Anti-Industrial Revolution, Loving Life by Craig Biddle, and bits and p

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