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Objectivism: How Ayn Rand Suckered the U.S. with Selfishness

Ayn Rand’s philosophy of objectivism has four central tenets, one of which is that reality is objective. As she notes in a 1962 Los Angeles Times column, aptly titled “Introducing Objectivism”: 1,641 more words

Robert Franklin's Philosophy

Ayn Rand: Sociopathic Bitch Queen of Conservative America

*Vibrate, cell phone stock ringtone*

Dude, Jimmy.

This had better be important–

It is.

— because I have some good bud and good betty on my couch right– 1,172 more words


It's All About Time: The Significance of Time in Pursuing a Life of Purpose

“Why do they always teach us that it’s easy and evil to do what we want and that we need discipline to restrain ourselves? It’s the hardest thing in the world – to do what we want. 1,009 more words

Philosophical Musings

A Thursday Quote For Thought, #4, 2016

“It’s strange,” said Wynand.  “I am the most offensively possessive man on earth.  I do something to things.  Let me pick up an ash tray from a dime-store counter, pay for it and put it in my pocket – and it becomes a special kind of ash tray, unlike any on earth, because it’s 

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Quick Quote - FEBRUARY

“I could die for you. But I couldn’t, and wouldn’t, live for you.”

― Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead

Quick Quotation

A Thursday Quote For Thought, #3, 2016

She spoke on a single, level tone, as if she were reciting an austere catechism of faith.  She stood without moving, her feet in flat shoes planted apart, her shoulders thrown back, her arms hanging straight at her sides.  

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Objectivist Myers-Briggs Personality Indicator

Myers-Briggs is a widely used personality inventory for businesses, interestingly there hasn’t been one done for the characters from Ayn Rand’s  Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead.  44 more words