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Walking Backwards Through Life

Our perception of time has changed.

The ancients believed that since the future is unseen, it is therefore regarded as behind; whereas the past is known and therefore before our eyes. 186 more words


Ayn Rand's Philosophy vs. Abortion Bans: Why a Fetus Doesn't Have Rights

The author and philosopher of Objectivism, Ayn Rand, was a champion of capitalism and a staunch advocate for the principle of individual rights. Yet, unlike most of today’s conservatives and Tea Party supporters, Ayn Rand supported the right of a woman to abortion. 3,668 more words

Ayn Rand

The State is dead. Long live the State!

Anarchy. How cool is that?

Yes, anarchy is different from anarchism, anarcho-syndicalism, anarcho-capitalism, and good old Hipster Anarchism. They all have two things in common: 435 more words


G - Terry Goodkind

Terry Goodkind is an American fantasy writer who has had huge success with his Sword of Truth Series selling 25 million copies and has been translated into over 20 languages. 604 more words

A-Z Blog Challenge 2014 - Influential Writers

9 July 2001

The page is cold. Curious that.

My train of thought this morning is: why the fuck should I subject myself to shit I don’t like? I don’t like my job, it doesn’t excite me, so why the fuck should I do it? 322 more words

Why I Love Bill Maher

Since I, too, am not a “dependable liberal voice,” I truly appreciated what Bill Maher did on his Friday, March 28, HBO show, Real Time. It was Billiant. 309 more words

Social Commentary

Human gods...

I am very comfortable in praying a known mortal  human being as my god or goddess than unknown god of my mind. God is nothing other than our own inner voice. 62 more words