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Who Should Be the Republican Nominee?
Total votes: 21
Submitted by George Reisman on Thu, 2006-11-02 17:00
To the accompaniment of much fanfare and hoopla, the British government has released Sir Nicholas Stern’s Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change, a report that it commissioned but that it labels “independent.”
spooky — by Greg Mullen on Thu, 2006-11-16 23:21
Great post George. Not to — by Sandi on Fri, 2006-11-03 08:20
Very Timely, George! — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2006-11-02 23:31
Submitted by seddon on Thu, 2006-11-02 16:04
At the end of OPAR, Peikoff appends an Epilogue entitled “THE DUEL BETWEEN PLATO AND ARISTOTLE.” If one expects an argument to prove such a duel, one would be mistaken. There is no argument to be found there. Yet before one faults Peikoff for what seems to be quite an oversight, one should re-read the opening paragraph of the Epilogue.
T. R. — by seddon on Wed, 2006-11-08 20:49
I will gladly stay off your blog — by TRowland on Wed, 2006-11-08 19:04
T. R. — by seddon on Wed, 2006-11-08 00:32
Submitted by JulianP on Thu, 2006-11-02 04:59
Gotta admit... — by Chris Cathcart on Fri, 2006-11-10 21:42
A great find — by Kenny on Fri, 2006-11-10 21:02
Oh, the big brain *is* sexy. — by Ross Elliot on Thu, 2006-11-02 10:15
Submitted by Ted Keer on Thu, 2006-11-02 04:39
It's now official, former theist, child-molester, slave-master, second grade teacher and testicle owner, Ms. Garrison has converted to the worship of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, and/or atheism, in order to get laid. For his religious faith, Stan is seated in the corner with a dunce cap reading "I have faith." Meanwhile, Eric Cartman is transported 500 years into the future, where he finds that all religious belief has been eradicated by the Unified Atheist League. Unfortunately for Cartman, there is a war in progress in the future, between these forces of reason and...the hated United Atheist Alliance...
Mark — by James S. Valliant on Tue, 2007-01-23 19:08
Question about Bernstein quote — by Mark on Fri, 2007-01-12 07:43
Question about Bernstein quote — by Mark on Mon, 2006-12-18 00:41
Submitted by JoeM on Thu, 2006-11-02 00:33
Ayn Rand is mentioned several times in a recently published book THE ENDLESS ENIGMA: A Musical Biography of Emerson, Lake & Palmer by Edward Macan.
Submitted by Ayn Rand Center on Wed, 2006-11-01 23:41
The Ayn Rand Institute
Washington's Failed War in Afghanistan
By Elan Journo
America's campaign in Afghanistan was once widely hailed as a success in the "war on terror."
"...instead of focusing — by Ross Elliot on Thu, 2006-11-02 03:16
Submitted by Daniel Walden on Wed, 2006-11-01 21:35
I've found a really amazing add-on for Firefox...it's called Dai.sy and what it basically amounts to is a chat program for everyone who's currently visiting a specific site. It's live feed, and runs a lot more smoothly than our own rather clunky chatbox. I'd advise all the Firefox users (and you should ALL be Firefox users) to give it a look; maybe we can make the site's Dai.sy chatroom a permanent part of the SOLO experience.
Daniel, if you're around — by Ross Elliot on Thu, 2006-11-02 21:48
I'll check it out. — by Ross Elliot on Wed, 2006-11-01 23:53
Submitted by Dan Edge on Wed, 2006-11-01 21:28
"In my judgment, anyone who votes Republican or abstains from voting in this election has no understanding of the practical role of philosophy in man's actual life--which means that he does not understand the philosophy of Objectivism, except perhaps as a rationalistic system detached from the world."
Marnee... — by Michael Moeller on Sat, 2006-11-04 06:12
"How much can you conclude — by Marnee on Sat, 2006-11-04 00:40
Double post... — by Michael Moeller on Fri, 2006-11-03 22:55
Submitted by jtgagnon on Wed, 2006-11-01 17:41
And you like Count Ducula! — by JoeM on Fri, 2006-11-10 06:21
Not convinced... — by Robert on Fri, 2006-11-10 06:00
Of course not! — by JoeM on Fri, 2006-11-10 04:42
Submitted by Ross Elliot on Wed, 2006-11-01 05:00
Firefox 2 has just been released.
Best enhancement is the new spell-check feature. Whenever you add text to an input area such as a SOLO comment box, Firefox will check spelling as you type, underlining any suspicious words. You can right-click on a suspect to get some alternatives or to add it to your local dictionary.
Good points, Jeff. — by Ross Elliot on Thu, 2006-11-02 22:59
Memory consumption — by Jeff Perren on Thu, 2006-11-02 22:45
There are extensions that — by Ross Elliot on Thu, 2006-11-02 21:42
Submitted by matus1976 on Wed, 2006-11-01 04:34
Love, and emotion for that matter (in a healthy brain) is our response to our highest values. Love is the emotional price you pay for *valuing* something and seeing it expressed in another human being.
Some Assembly Required — by Ted Keer on Tue, 2006-11-21 02:19
Assumptions — by Olivia on Mon, 2006-11-20 23:11
A couple of questions… — by TimV on Mon, 2006-11-20 21:01
Submitted by Daniel Walden on Tue, 2006-10-31 12:49
I want some input from my fellow music-loving SOLOists on this. I think that ultimately, the measure of the greatness of music is in what it pulls out of people.
Danny Boy ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2006-11-02 00:34
Sadly, no. — by Daniel Walden on Wed, 2006-11-01 13:14
You know, Daniel ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2006-11-01 05:45
Submitted by Jason Quintana on Tue, 2006-10-31 08:32
This one is great. I caught word of this over on Oliving just now and had to look for myself. It is just too great not to share. This is the Supreme Leader (the ruler of Iran) Ayatollah Ali Khameini who is here dispensing his amazing wisdom and scholarship to his subjects.
Ross — by Landon Erp on Fri, 2006-11-03 01:40
Only if... — by Ross Elliot on Wed, 2006-11-01 05:37
Groan at Boy Spice — by Sandi on Wed, 2006-11-01 04:58
Submitted by Ted Keer on Tue, 2006-10-31 02:52
"He that is not with me is against me; and he that gathereth not with me scattereth abroad. Wherefore I say unto you, All manner of sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven unto men: but the blasphemy against the Holy Ghost shall not be forgiven unto men." Matthew 12:30-31
As I work for one of the largest — by Ted Keer on Fri, 2006-11-10 23:22
Ted ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2006-11-10 23:19
On Gays & 9/11 — by Ted Keer on Fri, 2006-11-10 23:08
Submitted by Ayn Rand Center on Mon, 2006-10-30 22:44
The Ayn Rand Institute
Dr. Yaron Brook, executive director of the Ayn Rand Institute, is scheduled to appear on CNBC's program "On the Money" today, Oct. 30, between 4:30 and 5:00 pm Pacific time, to discuss a proposal to ban trans fats from New York restaurants.
Submitted by TRowland on Mon, 2006-10-30 19:31
I was about one third of the way through the first draft of a longish article with the same title. It began:
In the thread that accompanies the Blog Entry by Fred Seddon concerning Nietzsche and the Nazis, we have the distinct good fortune to have his complete essay dealing with John Ridpath’s two-part article, “Nietzsche and Individualism” which appeared in The Objectivist Forum.
Material Fluency — by F L Light on Wed, 2006-11-01 02:16
Submitted by Kenny on Mon, 2006-10-30 16:51
A friend has just emailed me this link. It is "Frank Sinatra's" hilarious (IMO) new version of "Strangers In the Night", with words that reflect 9/11.
Keyed up? — by Ross Elliot on Tue, 2006-10-31 03:00
Ooooo, Ross-diddums ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2006-10-31 01:26
I just *knew* Lindsay — by Ross Elliot on Tue, 2006-10-31 00:46
Submitted by Marcus on Mon, 2006-10-30 08:12
"Today Adam Smith will have his reputation fixed as the father of modern economics as he becomes the latest historical figure to appear on the £20 note."
Submitted by administrator on Mon, 2006-10-30 01:56
12% (6 votes)
22% (11 votes)
16% (8 votes)
24% (12 votes)
Whatever will cause gridlock
12% (6 votes)
14% (7 votes)
Total votes: 50
Actually Mick, the press was — by wngreen on Wed, 2006-11-15 19:42
Mr. Green — by Mick on Wed, 2006-11-15 07:47
Crazed fan of Ed Cline — by Marnee on Wed, 2006-11-01 17:57
Submitted by DianaHsieh on Sun, 2006-10-29 15:40
Dr. Leonard Peikoff recently posted the following Q&A on the upcoming election on his web site.
Just Wow — by Grant Jones on Sun, 2016-06-26 09:10
Case Study of Obleftivist — by Doug Bandler The Second on Sun, 2016-06-26 02:03
Bull's-eye — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sat, 2016-06-25 17:35
Submitted by Duncan Bayne on Sun, 2006-10-29 08:33
Last week, I decided that I was ingesting too much caffeine (way too much caffeine in fact), and thought I'd cut it out from my diet for a while to see what happened, and blog about it on Fluidscape, my professional blog). Here are the details:
After a month of no — by Aaron on Fri, 2009-04-17 16:35
I'm starting out slowly to — by Aaron on Wed, 2009-03-11 17:42
I can relate to clutching a — by 0 on Wed, 2009-03-11 15:23
Submitted by Ted Keer on Sun, 2006-10-29 03:32
Apparently DailyKos is arguing that Libertarians should vote Democratic this coming election in the US. Andrew Sullivan is speaking on his new The Conservative Soul on Book TV at 1130PM EDT.
Always my privilege — by Ted Keer on Sun, 2006-10-29 05:50
But thanks for trying Ted. — by Marnee on Sun, 2006-10-29 05:11
But as a practical matter... — by Ted Keer on Sun, 2006-10-29 04:17
Submitted by Jeff Perren on Sat, 2006-10-28 20:25
ARI appears to be offering free of charge to anyone, for a limted time, Dr. Peikoff's course on the DIM Hypothesis.
Awareness and being made aware — by Craig Ceely on Sun, 2006-10-29 03:23
Objectivist Conferences — by Luke Setzer on Sun, 2006-10-29 03:16
Luck — by Jeff Perren on Sun, 2006-10-29 03:04
Submitted by Marnee on Thu, 2006-10-26 05:32
I was wondering about a good seasoning for salmon. Maybe something that comes prepared from the store or is easy to prepare. I eat a lot of salmon but Im a bit tired of the same old salt, lemon, olive oil combo. Im a bad cook so the simpler the better.
Marnee, Apparently this — by 0 on Wed, 2007-02-28 22:58
OH MY GOD, I LOVE THAT POLO — by 0 on Wed, 2007-02-28 22:51
*Tch* No doubt the little — by Lance on Fri, 2007-02-23 10:50
Submitted by George Reisman on Thu, 2006-10-26 00:39
At the most fundamental level, environmentalism and the Green movement that represents it are hostile to business. The ethics of environmentalism and the Greens is one of human deprivation and individual self-sacrifice. Business in contrast rests on a foundation of the pursuit of happiness and the profit motive.
I kinda agree.Protection — by 0 on Tue, 2008-11-11 20:20
You've really been cheated out of your 'amenities' ... — by VSD on Mon, 2006-12-11 18:56
Not only that, but green — by Ross Elliot on Sat, 2006-10-28 00:21
Submitted by JulianP on Wed, 2006-10-25 21:03
According to the NZ Herald:
Health officials target workplace vending machines
Workplace food-vending machines are the next target in the battle against obesity.
Health officials want to restrict their contents, and say they could use health and safety legislation as a way to improve what people eat.
A university nutritionist has welcomed the idea, but says it would be impossible to enforce.
THey should ban ALL FOOD. — by Marnee on Thu, 2006-10-26 04:17
Off with her head ! — by Sandi on Wed, 2006-10-25 22:24
Submitted by John Drake on Wed, 2006-10-25 17:18
I have a general question for SOLO. What are the ethical principles involved with revealing and fixing bugs in hardware and software sold to third parties? This issue came up recently while I was writing about the Intel Pentium flaw that forced a recall of the chip in 1994. Below is my analysis so far.
Intel — by John Drake on Wed, 2006-11-01 02:20
I didn't realize there was a — by Aaron on Tue, 2006-10-31 21:32
Aaron — by John Drake on Tue, 2006-10-31 18:47
Submitted by Mike_M on Wed, 2006-10-25 16:46
Since every other Objectivism related forum has a thread on the upcoming American election, I figured I'd start one here. First, some background reading.
Vote Democrat: Peikoff on the election
Linz, it must be said — by KingRandor82 on Wed, 2006-11-08 09:16
Forming Parties — by Jeff Perren on Tue, 2006-10-31 17:26
On the topic... — by Robert on Mon, 2006-10-30 22:07
Submitted by Piksmeat on Wed, 2006-10-25 11:34
Is there a place for Eddie Willers in Galt's Gulch. He represented the 'best of the rest'. Yet he doesn't make it in the novel. Is Galt's Gulch purely for the 'prime movers'? I understand that Gal
Have we not questioned love? — by 0 on Thu, 2010-05-13 01:02
When a quote is not a quote. — by Ptgymatic on Fri, 2009-10-09 18:19
Brant Gaede wrote: — by 0 on Fri, 2009-10-09 13:33
Submitted by Piksmeat on Wed, 2006-10-25 11:25
How many of you came to Ayn Rand's writing through the body-builder Mike Mentzer?
I became aware of her through his writings though he was a fan of the ARI and Peikoff.
My friend Dean was — by Plasmatic on Fri, 2008-08-01 05:58
X — by l on Sun, 2006-11-19 00:59
Mentzer and Objectivism — by John Drake on Wed, 2006-10-25 17:41
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