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Funding Science

This weekend finds me at TusCon in Tucson, Arizona where I’m speaking on panel discussions and giving a reading from my forthcoming novel, The Astronomer’s Crypt… 820 more words

Astronomy

Life's Purpose

I have an important exam coming up by this month end, and obviously I should be studying. But ironically every time I get close to exams I get spiritual or philosophical, and I end up not performing well in the exams. 482 more words

Who Is Don Galt?

Certainly not President-elect Trump. John Galt, the protagonist of Atlas Shrugged, was scrupulously moral; an accusation that Trump has dodged effectively. Objectivism requires a moral code.  225 more words

Politics

11 Thought-Provoking Quotes From Atlas Shrugged

Atlas Shrugged was one of the most influential novels I’ve ever read. Anybody that has read this 1,168 page masterpiece would understand the importance of reading between the lines and taking Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism with a grain of salt. 731 more words

Growth

What to say to someone who won't stop telling you what to do

It is not advisable to venture unsolicited opinions.

You should spare yourself the embarrassing discovery of their exact value to your listener.

Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged, 1957

Excerpts

Ayn Rand - Regarding Relationships

“I deal with men as my nature and theirs demands: by means of reason. I seek or desire nothing from them except such relations as they care to enter of their own voluntary choice.

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Philosophy

Book Review: Atlas Shrugged Part 1

Book: Atlas Shrugged

Author: Ayn Rand

Rating: 4 out of 5 Stars

Ayn Rand uses 561,996 words to explain her philosophy of life through the novel… 1,408 more words

Book Review