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Ayn Rand’s failure to achieve objectivity doomed her philosophy, and infests both Republicans and Libertarians with lunacy

For readers whose lives have been blessed by a complete absence of awareness of Ayn Rand’s writings – for Lack of God’s sake, don’t read them! 3,825 more words

Politics

Top Ten Tuesday (32)

This weekly meme is brought to you by The Broke and The Bookish. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list. Everyone is welcome to join. 137 more words

Book Lists

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

Review: Finding Your Dream in La La Land

Warning: Contains spoilers

La La Land (2016) is written by Damien Chazelle, who directed a hit film 3 years ago about the an ambitious drum players and his instructor. 788 more words

Review

Về "Suối nguồn"

Sau này mình nghiệm ra rằng để biết được một quyển sách liệu có hợp với mình hay không thì nên tìm một vài câu trích dẫn của nó thay vì đọc cảm nghĩ của người khác hay mấy cái hoa hòe vô nghĩa đóng khung ngoài bìa sách. 421 more words

Book Review

Pride or Vanity?

What is pride? Pride is the recognition of the fact that you are your own highest value. One obtains pride by never accepting any code of irrational virtues impossible to practice and by never failing to practice the virtues one knows to be rational—by never accepting an unearned guilt and never earning any, or, if one… 439 more words

Objectivism In Action

The creator 

About people or money,

he knew little as a penny.

He watched the structures elegantly designed,

against the mockers’ joy, he quickly resigned

Then stood the girdles, the pillars self admired… 49 more words

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