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Yaron Brook and not owing your parents anything

Hey so I'm new to objectivism and came across it through watching a video of Yaron Brook lecture in a university against socialism. I later binged watched Yaron and in a few lectures he talks about not owing your parents anything, based on the fact that you did not ask to be brought into this world. 635 more words

Objectivism

Ayn Rand on How to Rule Mankind

From Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead, Ellsworth Toohey explains the primary technique used by Leftists to wrestle power from the people. This line of thought is certainly the technique used by environmentalists in their attacks against fossil fuels.

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The Galtline on YouTube

Dear Galtline readers (and now, listeners!),

Our podcast, This Is John Galt Speaking, is now also available on our YouTube channel – we have shifted it over due to SoundCloud being limited to only three hours worth of content.  17 more words

Philosophy

Atlas Shrugged Review: Gray Thoughts on a Black-and-White Book

Rating: 3.5 stars
Note: the text that is struck through are minor spoilers. They don’t spoil anything plot-related, but they give away some philosophical elements and character details.
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OPAR 2.2: The Status of Sensory Qualities

Is it possible to know the world apart from our forms of perception? Does sense data (color, texture, sound, smell, and taste) actually exist out there in the universe, or are sensory qualities in the mind and therefore unreal? 1,521 more words

OPAR Project

75th Anniversary of "The Fountainhead"

This month marks the 75th anniversary of Ayn Rand’s novel The Fountainhead. The book has been translated into 29 languages and was Ayn Rand’s first major novel and first expression of her philosophy, Objectivism. 93 more words

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Book a Day: Anthem

When I was fresh from college and could read whatever the heck I wanted all the time, somehow I picked up a copy of Ayn Rand’s… 251 more words

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