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Is Edward Snowden a hero?
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Submitted by seddon on Mon, 2013-07-01 21:43
Does DIM mischaracterize Rand epistemology as fundamentally “integration?” Chapter One of the book is entitled “Integration.” He claims there that, “Integration, [Rand] said, was the key to underst
Submitted by seddon on Sun, 2013-06-30 13:39
When Rand defines nominalism, the word “arbitrary” is included. For example, Rand writes on p.
Kyrel — by seddon on Sat, 2013-07-06 10:46
George Walsh — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Fri, 2013-07-05 21:42
Kyrel — by seddon on Fri, 2013-07-05 13:47
Submitted by Richard Wiig on Sat, 2013-06-29 22:30
A worthwhile read. I was going to post this to the permanent Islam thread, but I'm not sure which one it's going to be, or if one is up yet?
I like Ayaan but... — by Doug Bandler on Tue, 2013-07-02 19:55
Submitted by Rosie on Sat, 2013-06-29 05:30
Former sceptic, Eben Alexander, is a renown neuro-surgeon who has written an
Shane — by Rosie on Sat, 2013-08-03 10:06
Bizarre — by Shane on Fri, 2013-08-02 04:28
Rosie... — by Marcus on Thu, 2013-08-01 09:57
Submitted by Richard Wiig on Fri, 2013-06-28 08:57
You might have heard that Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer have been refused entry to the UK on the grounds that they are fascists intent on inciting people to unrest and violence.
Pat Condell defends EDL, Geller and Spencer — by Rosie on Sat, 2013-07-06 08:10
Hope — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Fri, 2013-07-05 00:14
Britain Heading Towards A Civil War With Islam — by Rosie on Thu, 2013-07-04 21:27
Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Fri, 2013-06-28 00:09
Immigration is generally beneficial. It usually adds to a nation's economic wealth, military strength, and even intellectual power, and cultural riches.
I like it, but... — by tvr on Tue, 2013-07-02 11:17
a possibility for the future — by Doug Bandler on Tue, 2013-07-02 02:43
Pro-Freedom Policy Alone — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Tue, 2013-07-02 01:39
Submitted by Ayn Rand Center on Wed, 2013-06-26 21:34
June 25, 2013
Dear Admirer of Ayn Rand:
Once every three weeks starting September 13, 2013, Dr. Leonard Peikoff will offer, by telephone, a new 15-lecture course: Writing for an Audience.
Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Wed, 2013-06-26 21:26
Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sun, 2013-06-23 16:56
Evidently the United States federal government is now monitoring every American bank and financial transaction whatsoever, while tapping every phone call, and reading every email.
Half-full Cup is Seemingly Still Filling — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Tue, 2013-07-02 17:34
Another, Kyrel — by gregster on Mon, 2013-07-01 09:38
America: One Nation Under Allah — by gregster on Sun, 2013-06-30 09:13
Submitted by Ed Hudgins on Tue, 2013-06-18 21:16
Immigration and the Republican Death Spiral
Senator Lindsay Graham (R-SC) rightly warns about the demise of the GOP if his party does not help pass reasonable immigration reform.
Marxists and Hispanics — by Doug Bandler on Fri, 2013-07-12 02:08
The communist roots of Immigration Reform — by gregster on Fri, 2013-07-12 00:25
"should embrace draconian immigration controls" — by Robert on Tue, 2013-07-09 17:16
Submitted by seddon on Fri, 2013-06-14 17:14
In another post, I mentioned the distinction between the intension and extension. On pp. 104-6 of ITOE, Peikoff mentions and dismisses this dichotomy as “another artificial split . . .
Personal note — by seddon on Fri, 2013-06-14 17:31
Submitted by Ed Hudgins on Fri, 2013-06-14 01:30
By Edward Hudgins
June 12, 2013 – Republican Party self-destruction is on display in Virginia as the E.W. Jackson, the GOP candidate for lieutenant governor, is looking foolish for his assertion in a 2008 book that biological evolution is disproven because chimpanzees can’t talk:
Submitted by Stephen Berry on Thu, 2013-06-13 15:15
Reagan Cutting, Affordable Wellington council candidate for Northern Ward has labelled Wellington City Council’s authorisation to spend $46 million on an upgrade of the town hall a “sickening waste of
Submitted by Stephen Berry on Thu, 2013-06-13 15:14
Reagan Cutting, Affordable Wellington Northern Ward candidate, says Wellington ratepayers have real cause for alarm following Wellington City Council’s vote to appropriate $250,000 toward implementing
Submitted by Ed Hudgins on Wed, 2013-06-12 17:24
Private Moon Bases and NASA’s Future Mission
June 11, 2012 -- A soon-to-be-released study on future activities in space suggests that private Moon bases could be a reality as early as 2020.
Ed — by tvr on Fri, 2013-06-14 05:06
Path to property rights — by Ed Hudgins on Fri, 2013-06-14 01:40
Haha — by Jules Troy on Thu, 2013-06-13 03:19
Submitted by Stephen Berry on Thu, 2013-06-06 06:21
“I would be hard pressed to argue that engagement with Auckland ratepayers and residents is not a core function of Auckland Council. Of course it is.
I'd love to go — by Stephen Berry on Thu, 2013-06-06 12:02
Utterly evil — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2013-06-06 06:49
Submitted by seddon on Fri, 2013-05-31 16:48
On another thread I was discussing Kant’s concept of phenomena and I suggested he means that we are not acquainted with the thing in itself but rather with our mode of knowing the thing in itself.
Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Thu, 2013-05-30 11:08
Watching the high-quality, Cold War movie Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy [from 2011, based on the 1974 John le Carré novel] the thought occurs to me: the West was genuinely petrified of communist
Submitted by Doug Bandler on Thu, 2013-05-30 05:01
On the rare chance that anyone in organized Objectivism Land actually reads anything that challenges some of their core beliefs, I would like to introduce them to Islam's "Rule of Numbers".
HBL - Harry explains his thinking — by gregster on Fri, 2013-12-27 00:50
Doug — by i.am.dan.edge on Sat, 2013-06-22 06:13
Greg — by i.am.dan.edge on Sat, 2013-06-22 06:11
Submitted by Real Objectivist on Wed, 2013-05-29 18:28
the ball drops
True, but — by Real Objectivist on Thu, 2013-05-30 02:44
New Zealand considered the — by Shane on Wed, 2013-05-29 23:47
Nuclear — by Real Objectivist on Wed, 2013-05-29 18:30
Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Wed, 2013-05-29 10:41
A proper philosophy doesn't just enlighten and empower the mind -- it strengthens the heart and uplifts the soul. It develops and expands a person's interior.
Daedalus was Right — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Tue, 2013-06-18 02:17
Inspirational — by tvr on Thu, 2013-06-13 10:38
Positive Note — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Tue, 2013-06-11 18:36
Submitted by administrator on Sat, 2013-05-25 23:36
"Libertarians eager to move beyond mere ideological victories are making progress in a long-term effort to migrate to one state to concentrate efforts and reshape communities based on their ideals of less government and individualism.
Kyrel makes a point — by mvardoulis on Mon, 2013-06-03 16:23
Kyrel — by gregster on Mon, 2013-06-03 06:20
Giant Mistake — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sun, 2013-06-02 17:44
Submitted by Real Objectivist on Sat, 2013-05-25 19:43
It will be in theatres Independence Day in America next year. Here's hoping this one isn't a box office bomb. I feel kind of sad that the first two were. And the whole series will most likely be.
Submitted by Ed Hudgins on Fri, 2013-05-24 17:04
In Praise of Apple’s Low Taxes
May 24, 2013 -- Apple Inc. is under attack by politicians for “avoiding” paying $44 billion in American corporate taxes.
How about — by Jules Troy on Fri, 2013-05-24 18:27
Crony-statists-socialists-chardonnay sippers? — by gregster on Fri, 2013-05-24 18:03
"Crony corporatists?" — by Ed Hudgins on Fri, 2013-05-24 17:39
Submitted by F L Light on Wed, 2013-05-22 17:45
Performed by Ryan Dusek, a New York actor, this historical drama presents the rise of a monopolistic house in Virginia City, where monopolies not long could stand.
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2013-05-21 07:33
I have a friend, Jeff Rense, who's internationally famous as a radio host specialising in banking conspiracies, Illuminati, alien abductions and the like.
The Great Gedda — by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2013-05-24 22:52
Stunning high notes and passion — by Ty on Fri, 2013-05-24 07:50
Ahem — by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2013-05-22 06:09
Submitted by Stephen Berry on Mon, 2013-05-20 09:50
Having had one other person bring this up with me previously, I thought that it was an interesting enough discussion to merit wider discussion.
Steve — by gregster on Fri, 2013-05-24 10:16
Well for starters.. — by Jules Troy on Fri, 2013-05-24 10:08
Stephen — by gregster on Fri, 2013-05-24 09:26
Submitted by Stephen Berry on Mon, 2013-05-20 08:16
“Do you value what limited ability you have to make your own decisions about your own property? Do you want housing to become more affordable so your children do not face a life time of tenancy?
Submitted by Neil Parille on Sat, 2013-05-18 00:33
Go to 22 minutes into.
That would have been ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2013-05-18 04:33
That full interview was good Neil — by gregster on Sat, 2013-05-18 03:48
Submitted by Stephen Berry on Thu, 2013-05-16 11:45
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