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    StrictlyLogical got a reaction from dream_weaver in Dagny placed the remnant of the motor into a vault in one of the tunnels; the vault h   
    Man’s mind or reason, his engine for life was also once used in ancient Greece and again during the Enlightenment, and in the face of bad philosophy is once more abandoned with nothing in its place... now another chance at restarting the generator of his life... a rebirth of reason.
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    StrictlyLogical got a reaction from dream_weaver in The Pro•me•the•us Dis•connection   
    The pro me - the us disconnection ... I missed this on first reading.  There is no "I" in team but there's a "me" and an "us" in Prometheus.
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    StrictlyLogical got a reaction from dream_weaver in The Pro•me•the•us Dis•connection   
    Prometheus brought fire down from the Gods as a gift to mere mortals, mortals who could never hope to live or be as the Gods.
    This is like some intriguing title of a book, did Prometheus disconnect, is there a disconnection with him, or did he bring Disconnection itself down to the mere mortals?
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    StrictlyLogical got a reaction from dream_weaver in As a computer programmer, one of my favorite tasks was to take someone's code and cle   
    Interesting idea.  Careful though, her attacks on other ethical systems also include important information for understanding what her ethics is not, and what approaches she holds as flawed and why etc.  In general if the particulars can be teased apart from the relevance they have to what she is illustrating then a more succinct summary could emerge.  So good luck!
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    StrictlyLogical got a reaction from dream_weaver in History: Testimony provided via an empirical record that supplies incontrovertible ev   
    To emphasize the deficiency in multiple areas of personality: weeds each where rationality, valid premises, love of life, knowledge of reality, self-esteem, certainty, respect for others rights etc. all should be.  The weed of power-lust subverts warps or replaces (in its mental variant) what should otherwise be present in each "lot" of the mind, each aspect of an otherwise whole multifaceted mentality of a human being.
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