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What's Right About Ayn Rand?

“Ayn Rand’s philosophy, Objectivism, begins by embracing the basic fact that existence exists. Reality is, and in the quest to live we must discover reality’s nature and learn to act successfully in it.” 1,720 more words

21st Century Teaching: The Cracks In-Between

“Teaching in the 21st century is a thing. Teaching in the 20th century is not a thing, nor is teaching in the 19th century, unless it is in contrast to 21st century teaching. 822 more words

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The big blue
buddy about to
wash away your

dirty secrets.

Rely
on him to
freshen filthy

hands.

Then,
pretend

you’re clean.

Poem

Evaluation of Sophoclean Plays From the Objectivist Perspective to Evaluate Tragic Inspiration

“The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live.” (“Atlas”) asserts Ayn Rand, the creator of the objectivist philosophy. 4,232 more words

A Foreign Policy False Dichotomy For Neolibertarians And Objectivists To Unify Against

There’s a False Dichotomy on Foreign Policy that Objectivists and Neolibertarians have enough common ground to unite them against.

One thing there is to be very wary of, is the binary black and white thinking out there on foreign policy. 607 more words

Intellectual Honesty

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Michele Tosini (1503–1577)

Ginger

 

Am I the only one

                           watching

my neighbour’s

                      frolicksome goat,

Ginger,

            tied to a pecan tree?

All morning

                  it has been examining… 251 more words

Art

George Oppen

Clarity

In the sense of transparence,
I don’t mean that much can be explained

Clarity in the sense of silence.

—  George Oppen, from “Of Being Numerous: Sections 1-22 (1968) ,” … 11 more words

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