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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:Twitter Banning The Federalist Would Be a Favor

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    "It is better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt." -- Unknown*** The Federalist is calling this perfectly legal exercise of Twitter's property rights "censorship," which is factually incorrect since Twitter is not part of our government. Note the Twitter sharing icon at the left. (This 12-2-21 screen capture is by the author, who believes its use to be appropriate under American copyright law.)This morning, my news feed churned up a piece at the Federa

    Tests of General Relativity

    Boydstun
    By Boydstun,
    Gravity Probe B A drag-free satellite equipped with exquisite monitoring of spin axis of superconducting gyroscopes brings confirmation of two effects of GR. More on final results of the experiment will be posted soon here at the Stanford site.

    Dewey and Peikoff on Kant's Responsibility

    Boydstun
    By Boydstun,
    Dewey and Peikoff on Kant’s Responsibility   Part 1 – Transcendental Idealism v. Experimental Pragmatism   John Dewey delivered three lectures in February 1915 that were published later that year under the title German Philosophy and Politics (GPP). Dewey attempted in this work to trace the contribution of some abstract philosophical ideas to the currents of German thinking that had contributed to bringing the world to its present situation. The Great War had been on for seven months. Hundre

    Reblogged:How Not to Attack Trump, Part 11,037

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    Image by Office of U.S. Health Secretary, via Wikimedia Commons, public domain.Chris Christie, possibly to goose book sales or to run against Trump in 2024, is apparently attacking Donald Trump for failing to deliver on his campaign promises. Paul Mirengoff of the conservative Power Line blog considers the criticism more or less as a Trump supporter and makes some good points along the way, but I want to add a couple of things. If we assume that Christie is interested in running against Trump,

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