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About Reality

“Joy is the goal of existence, and joy is not to be stumbled upon, but to be achieved, and the act of treason is to let its vision drown in the swamp of the moment’s torture.”

Ayn Rand

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About Hank

“You’ve got to be kind…”
“I’m not.”
“You’ve got to have some pity.”
“I haven’t.”
“A good man knows how to forgive.”
“I don’t.”
“You wouldn’t want me to think that you’re selfish.” 52 more words

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Free lunch, anyone?

No matter which
of the many ways you may
see the world about
us:
charming,
happy,
totally terribly tautologically sad,
hysterical. That
is only a limited perception and… 124 more words

Miscellany

America's Forgotten Vision

“Since knowledge, thinking, and rational action are properties of the individual, since the choice to exercise his rational faculty or not depends on the individual, man’s survival requires that those who think be free of the interference of those who don’t. 557 more words

Philosophical Musings

Is Ayn Rand's Philosophy That Bad?

My introduction to her troubling theories was when my group in college wanted to celebrate a dead female author. We were stuck on who to pick and I suggested Ayn Rand (not knowing a thing about her) and someone informed me that “We didn’t want people to think we were  562 more words

About a Season

She let loose her wide waves of dizzy hair
and filled the air with the sharp green from the bottom of the seas.
Spring came that day, in the afternoon, before sunset, 42 more words
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