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The Atlas Shrugged Read Along (#AtlasRAL)

I’ve been on a Mad Men kick. I’ve watched seasons 1-5 in a very short time,  but a strange thing happened while watching. One of the characters mentioned… 301 more words

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Why "Selfishness" Doesn't Properly Mean Being Shortsighted and Harmful to Others

The definitions of the terms we use have consequences for our ability to think and communicate clearly.

Imagine for a moment that your friend told you that he defines “carpenter” as “one who shapes wood by shooting it with a gun.” You’re baffled and you ask him what word he uses for someone who shapes wood by other means, such as a saw, lathe, and/or sander. 1,877 more words

Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand - Atlas Shrugged

i bought this and started to read it, but haven’t got very far at all.  all i know is really that it was the bible for silicon valley entrepreneurs, and the principle directive taken from it, was that you HAD to do everything for your self. 256 more words

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Athena Shrugged, or Walt Disney presents CryoShock

My thoughts regarding Tomorrowland.

I went into the theater with low expectations. I read the reviews, and although they were mixed, there was one common refrain: at least it was original, and not a sequel, remake, or reboot. 547 more words

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Devotion to the truth is the hallmark of morality; there is no greater, nobler, more heroic form of devotion than the act of a man who assumes the responsibility of thinking.

– Ayn Rand

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