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A Critique of Altruism

“If you saw Atlas, the giant who holds the world on his shoulders, if you saw that he stood, blood running down his chest, his knees buckling, his arms trembling but still trying to hold the world aloft with the last of his strength, and the greater the effort the heavier the world bore down upon his shoulders–what would you tell him to do?” 1,171 more words

The Fall; a Land Forgotten and Childhood No More

“But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.” (Genesis 2:17) 594 more words

Briefly on Atlas Shrugged

For a millennial conditioned on the instant gratification of dopamine hits our internet fused world provides it was a rather special event for me to finish  801 more words

Remembering In Reverse: Premonitions, Predictions, Deja Vu & Synchronicity

A common ‘conspiracy theory’ found often on social media is the claim that a movie, television show, book, etc. from before a major event predicted the event in question happening. 965 more words

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Science, Technology and Art – The Imbalance and Threat of Scientism

When you examine the social phenomena of scientism, the dogmatic belief that science is the only meaningful way to understand or convey ideas about our existence, it begins to become clear that the reason it has become so cultural invasive is the tenuous ideological relationship between science and technology. 898 more words

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Catching up On Atlas Shrugged

I have not written much about rereading Atlas Shrugged.  It is still my favorite book, and I am glad that The Atlas Project has given me an excuse to read it again. 204 more words

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Employs Same Reasoning As Every Bigot In History

Neil deGrasse Tyson is a household name. His is one of the most well known faces in the western world. He is an icon for those who prefer to get their understanding of science through television and internet memes and pop science tropes. 994 more words

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