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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

    Conflicting Conclusions and therefore Conflict of Interest

    Easy Truth
    By Easy Truth,
    I have never been able to integrate the idea that "conflicts of interest do not occur between rational men". Although from an abstract (robotic sense), I can see that the inputs to a computer program will produce the same outputs (without random number generation of course). It sometimes can be interpreted as a form of determinism too. I have assumed that I don't understand it and put is aside. Based on the current presidential contest one can conclude that rational me

    Conceptual Frequency List

    Jonathan Weissberg
    By Jonathan Weissberg,
    I'm wondering if we can port some of the methods of one particular language learning approach into philosophic integration and keen to get other's thoughts.  Part of the motivation here is that I'm finding as I learn philosophy there's still so much that's very vague even if it 'makes sense.' I know that it's not 100% integrated or understood since I can't just necessarily rattle off real-world examples for each concept and I stumble a lot trying to articulate what the concept is or I start

    Welcome To Reality - new show on YouTube

    MisterSwig
    By MisterSwig,
    Eiuol (Lev) and I (William) have created a new show on Youtube called Welcome To Reality! It is devoted to respectful debate and discussion. We will cover various topics that interest us and try to apply our understanding of Objectivism to moral and political action. The first episode is on the use and morality of recreational drugs, such as alcohol and psychedelics. We hope you'll check out the program and subscribe to our channel. Thanks! https://youtu.be/aDWd-b2xEB0 

    Reblogged:The (Not So) Great Barrington Declaration

    Gus Van Horn blog
    By Gus Van Horn blog,
    I recently got wind of the Great Barrington Declaration (GBD), a manifesto against coronavirus "lockdowns" drafted by the American Institute for Economic Research and co-signed by a large number of "medical and public health scientists and medical practitioners." I did not speak for or against it at the time, because I had not read or thought about it, but I did mention a policy document I have read and agree with, "A Pro-Freedom Approach to Infectious Disease: Planning for the Next Pandemic,"

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