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I Watched Atlas Shrugged Part 2 So You Don't Have To

Atlas Shrugged Part I: Full Post

It shouldn’t surprise anyone that Atlas Shrugged Part I was box office poison. It was a dry adaptation of the first third of an unfilmable book, starring Taylor Schilling pre- 3,807 more words


Objectivism Philosophy Quote

“My philosophy, in essence, is the concept of man as a heroic being, with his own happiness as the moral purpose of his life, with productive achievement as his noblest activity, and reason as his only absolute.”  – Ayn Rand


What does it mean to be "original" or independent?

There are many past conversations and observations I have made that made me think about this subject.  One is that I hate it when people talk about being an “original” person or a non-conformist.  1,165 more words


The Reason I Don't Vote

The Reasons to Not Vote.

Often when someone finds out that I do not vote during any election whether local, state or federal and they are a voter they look at me as though I have committed some unforgivable sin. 2,190 more words


How to be Howard Roark

1.I don’t intend to build in order to have clients; I intend to have clients in order to build.

Howard Roark has a great self-esteem…

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Other People as Egoistic Values Versus Other People as Objects of Self-Sacrifice in Ayn Rand's Philosophy

Objectivism, the philosophy of the novelist and philosopher, Ayn Rand, is well known for advocating the pursuit of your own self-interest. Many people take this to mean that Ayn Rand thought that you should ignore the well-being of other people. 3,791 more words

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