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Having “Access” to Health Insurance is the Latest Right Wing Bait and Switch

Over the next few weeks you are going to hear a lot of right wing talking heads spout off about ensuring “access to health insurance” in whatever plan they happen to be promoting at the time.  519 more words

Politics

Atlas Shrugged - A Companion Book (Part 5)

Once the character, John Galt mentioned in my previous post, is introduced to the reader, the author describes him numerous times as “a man untouched by pain or fear or guilt.”  This is the same description of those found in Gallery Seven of my book.   268 more words

What's Right About Ayn Rand?

“Ayn Rand’s philosophy, Objectivism, begins by embracing the basic fact that existence exists. Reality is, and in the quest to live we must discover reality’s nature and learn to act successfully in it.” 1,720 more words

Atlas Shrugged -A Companion Book (Part 4)

In my previous post I mentioned that Atlas Shrugged does a great job in presenting artistically those in the sixth gallery of my book.  The individuals possess the four cardinal virtues of wisdom, courage, temperance, and justice.   245 more words

Atlas Shrugged - A Companion Book (Part 3)

I mentioned in my previous post that Atlas Shrugged presents the sixth gallery of my book better than most of the fine arts.  This sixth gallery is represented by individuals that have recognized and accepted the call to adventure, won the trials to capture the boon, and are at the threshold of happiness awaiting their fellow citizens to pull them across the threshold. 434 more words

A List of Voluntary Ways to Fund a Government

Here’s a list of possible ways I’ve thought of or heard to fund government, without the government initiating force to collect taxes:

  1. Fees for government enforcement of contracts.
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Ayn Rand

Pride or Vanity?

What is pride? Pride is the recognition of the fact that you are your own highest value. One obtains pride by never accepting any code of irrational virtues impossible to practice and by never failing to practice the virtues one knows to be rational—by never accepting an unearned guilt and never earning any, or, if one… 439 more words

Objectivism In Action