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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

    D.C./northern VA

    The Wrath
    By The Wrath,
    I'm thinking the D.C. area could use a local forum. I don't know how many others there are on here, but I think there are at least a couple. Plus, there's always exciting events and speeches going on here.

    In the Gathers of the World

    By Boydstun,
    Collection of my best poems, the twenty-six in the Replies below, in an order right for a book. Suns / Steads / Lifehold / Placement / Shadow-Wing / Is Love / Island / Would Be / Each Reach / His Day / Still One / Secret Wreath / We of Love / Stream / The Castle / Brushes / Dream to Sleep / More / Matters / Carriage / After all / So / Landers / That It Had Been / The Song / Yes /

    Captured En Passant

    By dream_weaver,
    Real Clear Markets When Astrologers Rule, Chaos Is the Inevitable Result Reuven Brenner, Law & Liberty   "There is no science for making decisions when facing uncertainty. “Incalculable risks” are just that—incalculable."

    Great Description of Objectivist Metaphysics

    By KyaryPamyu,
    It's a talk on Vedanta philosophy, but it's almost a word for word exposition of Rand's take on metaphysics. He explains how the validity of perception ('appearance') cannot be denied through reasoning, because the concepts used in reasoning are derived from perception. Unfortunately, he then claims to have a solution, which is to 'go beyond' the notions of space, time and causality. But one can easily retort: 'beyond' and 'within' are spacial concepts. You can go the whole way an

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