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Who Should Be the Republican Nominee?
Total votes: 20
Submitted by Piksmeat on Tue, 2006-10-24 12:36
Do Objectivists join Labor Unions?
If so, is there a limit on how far an Objectivist can climb up the ladder of Union heirarchy?
If you join a union should be bound by Union democracy?
If the majority agree, after a ballot, to go out on strike would you respect that decision?
I have opted out of the — by Piksmeat on Thu, 2006-10-26 11:05
Linking the Obvious — by RL0919 on Wed, 2006-10-25 23:28
"Piksmeat" — by Chris Cathcart on Wed, 2006-10-25 18:59
Submitted by Piksmeat on Tue, 2006-10-24 12:32
For the life of me I can't understand what Ayn Rand meant when she wrote this on pp50-51:
As an illustration, observe what Bertrand Russel was able to perpetuate becasue people thought they "Kinda knew" the meaning of the concept of "number"...
Piksmeat - Read Principia — by Aaron on Thu, 2006-10-26 11:00
Piksmeat — by Lanza Morio on Thu, 2006-10-26 07:59
I don't know about his number theory... — by Marcus on Wed, 2006-10-25 22:24
Submitted by Kevin on Tue, 2006-10-24 06:08
I am amazed that there has been no discussion of the new "Military Commissions Act" by any American here. (maybe I missed such)
Submitted by Chris Cathcart on Tue, 2006-10-24 05:03
On several occasions recently, I've heard people say that the fall in gas prices is a result of manipulation and that they'll be going up after the elections. I only have one question in response to this: are oil futures traders (the ones who'll put their money where their mouths are) actually betting that this will happen?
Nope — by Kendall J on Tue, 2006-10-31 02:14
Watching the futures markets — by Craig Ceely on Thu, 2006-10-26 03:13
Plus... — by Ross Elliot on Tue, 2006-10-24 08:34
Submitted by Robert on Tue, 2006-10-24 01:51
Freedom is not free is a non-patisan US charity set-up to raise money to help ease the load for wounded warriors as they make the transition back to civilian life. Currently, Freedom is not free is selling a calendar which may err... "interest" the ladies and many of the lads on this website.
DID YOU WANT TO SEE SOME COCK? — by Elijah Lineberry on Mon, 2007-10-01 20:55
2007 promises to be a very — by Summer Serravillo on Fri, 2006-10-27 13:25
Why I should have known! — by Marnee on Wed, 2006-10-25 05:28
Submitted by Marcus on Mon, 2006-10-23 23:15
I saw the opera Tristan and Isolde on the weekend (staged by the Welsh National Opera), my first Wagner opera. I wanted to see what all the fuss was about and see (with an open mind) if Wagner was really the operatic genius that some people claim he is.
Que? — by Tim S on Tue, 2009-10-06 19:54
The conclusion of the Levin's article... — by Marcus on Tue, 2006-10-31 15:57
Siegfried's Funeral March & Hitler's Suicide — by Ted Keer on Tue, 2006-10-31 07:51
Submitted by Ayn Rand Center on Mon, 2006-10-23 22:35
"Cultures are not of equal value: prosperity is superior to poverty, happiness is superior to misery, freedom is superior to slavery, and a visible face is superior to a slit revealing two anonymous eyes."
Cultures are NOT equal. — by Ergo on Tue, 2006-10-24 20:10
If they continue — by LWHALL on Tue, 2006-10-24 16:42
I shall never compromise my culture ! — by Sandi on Tue, 2006-10-24 06:44
Submitted by Marcus on Mon, 2006-10-23 22:08
A debate over the Iraq War has started between two writers for the Times (I hope they continue). So, I thought it would be intersting to post the two articles here and see what people think. Lately there is talk in this country that the whole Iraq war project has just turned out to be another Vietnam.
debate? NOT in the US. Civil war? Not in Iraq (but — by Orson on Mon, 2007-07-23 12:53
I prefer the "remove all stains" - cycle. — by Sandi on Tue, 2006-10-24 20:29
Tim Hames writes: "The — by mckeever on Tue, 2006-10-24 12:03
Submitted by Matt33 on Mon, 2006-10-23 07:12
Hello there everyone, thank god Im not alone with my thoughts. Nice to meet you.
Hi Matt,I also discovered — by Sandi on Tue, 2006-10-24 04:14
Excellent call — by Matt33 on Tue, 2006-10-24 01:13
I rest... — by Ross Elliot on Tue, 2006-10-24 00:51
Submitted by mckeever on Mon, 2006-10-23 01:44
Submitted by JulianP on Mon, 2006-10-23 01:28
This is a call to all the SOLOists who are eligible to vote in New Zealand. Could you please have a look at this petition:
How many signatures — by Troy Martin on Sat, 2006-10-21 09:45
Hang on a minute... — by Stephen Davis on Fri, 2006-10-20 01:22
Intense blog discussions — by gone on Thu, 2006-10-19 09:03
Submitted by wngreen on Sun, 2006-10-22 23:29
New Scientist asks us to "Imagine Earth without People". All it takes is a read of the opening to get the gist of the article:
May I change your quote just a mite? — by VSD on Tue, 2006-10-24 09:09
Oh and the deceptiveness is — by Marnee on Mon, 2006-10-23 05:18
Beyond Revolting — by Jeff Perren on Mon, 2006-10-23 03:58
Submitted by PhilipC on Sun, 2006-10-22 17:52
During the 70's, after leaving school, I moved to New York and audited courses from both Leonard Peikoff and Murray Rothbard. (They both taught at Brooklyn Polytechnic.) I apparently was the first Objectivist to develop a key principle regarding the ethics of the use of force.
> 'Never heard of your — by PhilipC on Tue, 2006-10-24 23:18
Phil, — by Casey on Tue, 2006-10-24 15:23
where? — by Mike_M on Mon, 2006-10-23 01:20
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2006-10-22 11:04
We know Casey's fiction will hit the Hollywood big-time soon enough. What he hasn't told us is that he's already been in the movies.
Yes, Scott, — by Casey on Tue, 2006-10-24 02:33
...or consecrated in mirth? — by l on Tue, 2006-10-24 01:07
Separated at birth? — by Ross Elliot on Mon, 2006-10-23 23:52
Submitted by Sandi on Sun, 2006-10-22 05:25
Not sure if its me, my machine, the damp or those pixels hitting the anti-freeze again.
Thanks Ross — by Sandi on Tue, 2006-10-24 22:04
You may have partially — by Ross Elliot on Mon, 2006-10-23 03:40
Hi Ross — by Sandi on Mon, 2006-10-23 02:40
Submitted by Sandi on Sun, 2006-10-22 05:14
A tradgedy that ends in a comedy.
"They are better-travelled than any other generation and are constantly told they are part of the "global village". But millions of today's schoolchildren do not even know where the British Isles are on a map. Despite living in a country whose empire once stretched to every corner of the globe, one in five British pupils questioned in a survey could not pinpoint the UK and one in 10 were unable to name a single continent. Forty per cent did not know where the United States was and nearly half failed to identify China, in the poll of six- to 14-year-olds. The survey of 1,000 children, by National Geographic Kids magazine, found that while many children were ignorant about the nations of the world, nearly half were "very concerned" about the environment.
"...while many children were — by Ross Elliot on Sun, 2006-10-22 21:23
Submitted by Sandi on Sun, 2006-10-22 04:51
Two interesting stories in one here.
University officials are to launch a "counter-terrorism" group to tackle the spread of Islamic fundamentalism on campuses. "Officials at every university will work with the Government, the police and the security services to monitor the activities of Islamic student societies that might be targeted by extremists. Barry Jakeman, the head of security at the University of Surrey and chairman of the group, said that extra vigilance was essential in light of growing concerns that terrorist organisations are recruiting from campuses. "We know that leading figures in the terrorist field have studied at British universities and, because of our large population of international students, we are vulnerable," he said.
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2006-10-22 00:18
[First published in The Free Radical]
"Be Thou Thyself, that which thou art!"
Illiberal Nietzsche — by F L Light on Sun, 2006-10-22 04:00
Submitted by seddon on Sat, 2006-10-21 21:15
What follows is not a review of Stephen Hicks’ new video NIETZSCHE AND THE NAZIS but rather a recommendation to buy it.
Philip — by seddon on Tue, 2006-10-31 15:14
Academic Writing — by PhilipC on Tue, 2006-10-31 01:05
Linz, — by seddon on Sun, 2006-10-29 13:08
Submitted by George Reisman on Fri, 2006-10-20 23:50
Saving is the use of revenue or income by a business or individual for purposes other than expenditure on consumers’ goods (or consumers’ services). It is revenue or income that is not consumed.
Some points to consider — by Rick Pasotto on Sun, 2006-10-22 03:36
Keynesianism on saving — by Chris Cathcart on Sat, 2006-10-21 17:41
Submitted by Ayn Rand Center on Fri, 2006-10-20 23:32
Ayn Rand Institute Press Release
Irvine, CA--On Oct. 13 President Bush signed into law the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, a measure restricting Internet gambling.
Voting Records and Comments — by Jeff Perren on Mon, 2006-10-23 23:34
Ron Paul. Sadly, it seems — by Aaron on Mon, 2006-10-23 13:09
Republicans and Values — by Craig Ceely on Mon, 2006-10-23 06:04
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2006-10-20 23:27
Trustee Changes: Bob Poole Joins Board, Kelley Elected Chairman!
October 20, 2006 -- The Atlas Society, with its Objectivist Center, announces changes in its Board of Trustees.
We've added an exciting new member: Bob Poole. Bob established the Reason Foundation in 1978 and for years was editor of Reason magazine.
Oh dear — by Kenny on Sun, 2006-10-22 21:40
Submitted by Ayn Rand Center on Fri, 2006-10-20 22:01
OCON Boston event is now FREE for students!
The Jihad Against the West: The Real Threat and the Right Response
John Lewis Lecture — by JulianD on Thu, 2010-07-01 09:57
Any SOLO readers in Boston — by JulianD on Thu, 2010-07-01 09:56
What an evening!!! — by JulianD on Thu, 2010-07-01 09:56
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2006-10-20 07:40
In the thread here about Plagiarist Pross's depiction of Diana naked on O-Lying, I asked SOLOists who can bring themselves to plunge into that sewer to keep me posted as to whether Barbara Branden, Lying's resident Namblaphile-defender, responded to my question here re her demand that I denounce Craig Biddle, Yaron Brook and sundry other "lepers of Objectivism," on pain of being deemed to be a "leper" myself ... this in the wake of Biddle's Objectivist Standard article on how best to deal with Islamo-Fascism. I've just been told that Barbara has not responded to my question, but has seen fit to post this:
Hahahaha! — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2006-10-22 01:31
James — by LWHALL on Sun, 2006-10-22 01:09
LW — by James S. Valliant on Sat, 2006-10-21 20:43
Submitted by Peter Cresswell on Thu, 2006-10-19 22:36
Many people have been surprised at the alliance of George W. Bush and Tony Blair, men respectively of the right and the left but who share an obviously genuine friendship. The answer to the apparent paradox is to be found in their respective philosophies. The so-called 'philosophies' of the left's 'Third Way' and the right's Neo-Conservatism' to which these two subscribe share more than their promoters might like to concede.
Well said, Peter — by Kenny on Mon, 2006-10-23 19:15
" As long as Third Way and Neocon strategists eschew ideas... — by Marcus on Sat, 2006-10-21 00:26
Right on. — by Ross Elliot on Fri, 2006-10-20 22:26
Submitted by Kenny on Thu, 2006-10-19 20:18
Freedom lovers all over the world will be mourning the sudden death, at 8am GMT this morning, of Lord Harris of High Cross. Ralph Harris, with Anthony Fisher and Arthur Seldon, founded the Institute of Economic Affairs. The IEA proved to be the model for literally hundreds of pro-freedom think tanks.
Rees-Mogg — by Kenny on Mon, 2006-10-23 19:11
William Rees-Mogg... — by Marcus on Mon, 2006-10-23 15:07
Thanks Marcus — by Kenny on Sun, 2006-10-22 17:07
If you're 'it' - then you are sent straight to dention without passing the naafi in case you get obese on the way
Submitted by Sandi on Thu, 2006-10-19 08:12
"Officials at an elementary school south of Boston have banned kids from playing tag, touch football and any other unsupervised chase game during recess for fear they'll get hurt and hold the school liable. Recess is "a time when accidents can happen," said Willett Elementary School Principal Gaylene Heppe, who approved the ban."
It had to be a female principal... — by gone on Thu, 2006-10-19 22:50
Tort Reform — by Luke Setzer on Thu, 2006-10-19 11:56
Submitted by KingRandor82 on Thu, 2006-10-19 07:05
We've been hearing about it for months- "the Republicans are finished- the Democrats are gonna sweep the house, and take back control of Congress!".
Many websites are buying into this, and even Rush Limbaugh decided to put in a few words about this....
Answer to two evils... — by dcarvell on Sat, 2006-10-28 18:16
"Given the choice between a — by Aaron on Tue, 2006-10-24 11:51
Democrats and Republicans - Who's the Killer? — by Jeff Perren on Tue, 2006-10-24 03:26
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2006-10-18 21:23
New Zealand's likely next Prime Minister, National Party leader Don Brash and I proved Oscar Wilde wrong this morning, if I may be so immodest as to say so myself.
Sorry Guys ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2006-10-20 09:20
I would also love to hear — by Sandi on Wed, 2006-10-18 22:34
Raconteur... — by Marcus on Wed, 2006-10-18 22:18
Submitted by wngreen on Wed, 2006-10-18 19:17
Bush shouldn't have labeled North Korea part of an "axis of evil," stark raving liberal and billionaire investor George Soros told a group of investors and academics in Seoul.
Ted, I wouldn't lump Kenny — by wngreen on Fri, 2006-10-20 12:37
Read the Poll Results! — by Ted Keer on Fri, 2006-10-20 05:06
Looking for data — by Jeff Perren on Wed, 2006-10-18 19:48
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