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Is Objectivism Compatible with Austrian Economics?

There have been a number of papers comparing Objectivism to Austrian Economics.  The motivation appears to be Rand’s relationship with Ludwig Von Mises, since both are known for advocating Laissez Faire Economics.  4,988 more words

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Objectively analyzing Rand

Howard Roark was an idiot.

He represented himself in a court of law, fulfilling the old proverb, “A man who represents himself in a court of law has a fool for a client.” 1,219 more words

John Galt Quote

I swear by my life and my love of it that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.

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Quotes

Fifty-Three Topics of OPAR

I am going to try something that will likely be difficult and painstaking. You see, last year, I wrote that I was going to use this blog as a means to understand socialism, but then the world changed, and I did not finish the project. 1,163 more words

Philosophy

Harvard Ed Portal provides venue for Allston arts community

The all-glass facade reflecting a busy block catches the eye at 224 Western Ave. in North Allston-Brighton. But the truly striking feature of the Harvard Ed Portal… 1,346 more words

Arts & Culture

Reality

    “You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.”… Ayn Rand

This is a great quote from Ayn, which I had managed to overlook until now. 8 more words

Ethical Theories Summarized & Explained: Consequentialism, Deontology, Virtue Ethics, and Objectivist Ethical Egoism

The purpose of this article is to explain different ethical theories and compare and contrast them in a way that’s clear and easy for students to understand. 13,720 more words

Ayn Rand