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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"
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    Reblogged:The Awe-Inspiring Power of Creation

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    As savages burn and loot many of our cities, fooling themselves about being powerful, it behooves the rest of us to step back for a moment and contemplate the magnificence of real power: the creative application of the reasoning mind to survival on earth. Willis Carrier, the man who invented air conditioning, gives us a fine example, as relayed in part at A Wealth of Common Sense: I agree with the author that air conditioning might be one of the most underrated inventions. As he indicates, Car

    In Today's Crazy - Vote with your wallet

    StrictlyLogical
    By StrictlyLogical,
    Social media, mainstream media, and the concentration of power in big data are creating a crazy left-wing suppression of anything ... well sane.   "Aunt Jemima" is no more.  The syrup itself will not change and will be just as delicious, but it will be sold under a new logo and name. (By the way, if sales TANK, this might turn out to be a perfect example of how brand name recognition actually... duh...  IS important)   Now buying Aunt Jemima in the past never meant I endorsed

    Reblogged:The Potemkin Village of the Left

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    The New York Post has published a report by the intrepid Andy Ngo on conditions inside the part of Seattle -- often known as the CHAZ -- that its officials have permitted leftist thugs to run during the past couple of weeks. The following, from the middle part of the account, is both a good sample of what to expect and a warning for anyone willing to listen: And, yes, residents of this area are experiencing major disruptions to their lives in addition to often becoming crime victims -- as one m

    Reblogged:Friday Hodgepodge

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    Four Things 1. I am impressed with the fact that "Evil HR Lady" Suzanne Lucas found a way to help someone, when a reader's letter left her saying, "This poor person really hit the bad manager jackpot." The end product was a list of nine signs you may be a bad manager at Inc. 2. You might be tempted to call this question -- from a school teacher -- at Ask a Manager a sign of the times: "Can I wear a dog collar on video calls?" If indeed it is, you may find some reassurance that the world i

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