ARI Sucks Screencast

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Submitted by Elliot Temple on Fri, 2019-01-11 23:24

I just spent an hour talking about why ARI sucks:

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Life

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Fri, 2019-01-11 21:14

Most of life is an unending, ferocious, private battle between good and evil. It's a fight for life over death; pleasure over pain; happiness over misery.


New Interview With Rand Biographer Shoshana Milgram

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Submitted by Neil Parille on Sun, 2019-01-06 14:19
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New Ayn Rand Bio? — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Tue, 2019-01-08 05:44

Q&A Bruno e Linzio - Episode 11

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Submitted by Bruno on Thu, 2019-01-03 22:44


Politics & War

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Submitted by Olivia on Tue, 2019-01-01 05:57

By Olivia Pierson
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"I must study politics and war, that our sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. Our sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation, commerce and agriculture in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary (sculpture), tapestry and porcelain.”
[John Adams to Abigail Adams, May 1780]

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Heading for War — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sat, 2019-01-19 18:16

Merry Christmas From Jim Valliant

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Submitted by Neil Parille on Mon, 2018-12-24 23:13

Diamond Jim hasn't shown up at SOLO for years, but he has written a book "Creating Christ" with Casey Fahy.

Here is Jim's most recent interview (from yesterday):

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Paperback Version — by Neil Parille on Tue, 2019-04-02 12:27
Creating Obleftivism — by Bruno on Sat, 2019-03-02 19:04
The latest — by Neil Parille on Sat, 2019-03-02 18:23

Merry Christmas SOLOists!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2018-12-23 06:10

Roberto Alagna sings O Holy Night. No prizes for guessing who inspired this then-young man to become a singer. The filming and directing are not optimal, but who cares in the face of such glorious singing?! Roberto's idol, whom he so closely resembles here, would be proud of him. And I hope this gets up the snotty noses of ghastly (is there any other kind?) Obleftivists. May 2019 see the crushing of filthy Obleftivism and the filthy Islamo-Marxism it promotes!

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Beautiful Holy Night! — by Ed Hudgins on Mon, 2018-12-31 15:23
Bing sings! — by Ed Hudgins on Mon, 2018-12-31 15:12
The Great Caruso — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2018-12-27 05:33

Ardern & Peters Rule in Darkness

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Submitted by Olivia on Thu, 2018-12-20 02:21

By Olivia Pierson
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Far from being the transparent government Jacinda Ardern promised to lead, New Zealand has instead been betrayed after she and Winston Peters decided to vote in support of the UN Global Migration Compact. The two coalition leaders kept their decision-making hidden in secrecy, far from prying media eyes, stating only as late as two days ago that they had made “no decision yet” regarding the compact, then they quietly went ahead and voted for it (if they hadn’t already).

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Diabolical Resemblances — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2019-01-10 06:45
Savages — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Thu, 2019-01-10 03:05
Schumer and Pelosi Scum — by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2019-01-08 11:21

E10 - Savages & Ubermensch

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Submitted by Bruno on Mon, 2018-12-17 19:40

Episode 10 is up! What did Ayn Rand think of the backwards of the world? And what about her "higher type of man"?


Dialog on Immortality

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sat, 2018-12-15 18:26

Ari: Life is an absolute joy. It's truly great. I want to live forever.

Lea: I think almost everyone else wants that too.

Ari: Yeah, but I want it far more.

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Immortality — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Fri, 2018-12-21 17:47
True enough — by Jules Troy on Wed, 2018-12-19 00:51
No evidence — by Bruno on Tue, 2018-12-18 22:05

Brexit Won then Stymied, Thanks to Nigel Farage

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Submitted by Olivia on Thu, 2018-12-13 04:30

By Olivia Pierson
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Imagine Winston Churchill abdicating leadership right at the moment when the miracle of the Dunkirk evacuation was achieved…

“Right... now England, I’ve gotten our soldiers back for you, here Halifax, you man up and organise them to fight the Nazis, I’m taking a well-earned break.”

Nobody knew more than Nigel Farage how poisonous the snake pit of the EU parliament was, yet he prematurely chose the portentous moment of the Brexit referendum victory to resign his leadership of UKIP – knowing full well that the future negotiations would be, to say the least, devilishly difficult. I found this almost unbelievable at the time when he did it. I find it utterly unconscionable now that the mess has been borne out.

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What's the Hold-Up? — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sat, 2018-12-15 16:47
This may be... — by Olivia on Thu, 2018-12-13 07:35

Losers

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Wed, 2018-12-12 07:05

Russian and China are the two great scum nations of the planet. They're forever seeking to conquer and enslave the whole world. They're forever threatening us all with nuclear war.

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Surrender-Monkey Planet — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Fri, 2018-12-21 18:39
Destroy Them -- Before THEY Destroy US — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Thu, 2018-12-13 08:04
Well — by Jules Troy on Wed, 2018-12-12 20:31

A Tale of Two Revolutions

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Submitted by Olivia on Tue, 2018-12-11 00:02

By Olivia Pierson
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In 1776 the American Revolution fought and overthrew the governance imposed by the British monarchy, inspiring the French Revolution on the other side of the Atlantic to throw off its own monarchy just 13 years later.

Yet the French Revolution was an epic failure which brought about the unprecedented butchery of many, including France’s greatest Enlightenment thinkers and scientists, such as Antoine Lavoisier. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/... The end result was a military dictatorship and a new monarchy: an autocracy under France’s greatest general, Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. That led to a war which England and its allies won in the climactic battle of Waterloo in 1815.

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Napoleon the Destroyer — by Bruno on Wed, 2018-12-12 00:45
Liberalism and Aristocracy — by Bruno on Wed, 2018-12-12 00:28
Let a Real Revolution Begin — by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2018-12-11 08:09

Muslim vs. Moslem

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sat, 2018-12-08 20:46

Belief in God

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sat, 2018-12-08 16:56

People who believe in god almost invariably don't believe in Man. They reject and damn humanity.


Government

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Thu, 2018-12-06 23:28

Government, or defensement, is a freely created and maintained unitary social organization which forcefully defends the individual rights –- or persons and property -– of its members, or those who vol


Coming Soon: War and Christ

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Submitted by Bruno on Tue, 2018-12-04 21:49

What's coming soon? War and Christ

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Dolts — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sat, 2018-12-15 17:01
Bruno e Linzio... — by Olivia on Wed, 2018-12-12 09:38
It appears that — by Jules Troy on Wed, 2018-12-05 02:41

The Lost, Civilised Art of Listening

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2018-11-28 09:14

I took a lesson with a speech pupil tonight. To my surprise he informed me he'd just watched my interview from 1994 on MSTV with Jose Carreras, and said it made him realise the truth of my routine observations about the inability of anyone nowadays, on or off TV, to listen.

Everyone talks over everyone else, in the most disgusting fry-quacking, attention-seeking tones imaginable. Everyone thinks his is the only opinion that counts. It's a short step from that to everyone bashing everyone else over the head. The level of primordial contempt involved in both is not distant. I would urge people to note how in the Bruno/Linzio transmissions, there is ample listening and ample talking by both of us. True conversations, without compromising our ability and right to disagree.

Here's the interview. Note how at the end, Jose himself remarks how unusual it was:

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Subtitles vs Voiceover — by Bruno on Wed, 2018-12-12 09:11
Rebel With a Cause — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sun, 2018-12-09 14:19
Vincent Price Was Gold Standard! — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2018-12-09 06:18

The Trump Trigger

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Submitted by Olivia on Wed, 2018-11-28 04:13

By Olivia Pierson
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President Trump has a highly amusing habit of triggering members of the press to the point of hysterical backlash. While running as a presidential candidate he coined the term “fake news”, which I think will be in modern parlance forever.

The point at which the mainstream media wets its diapers is always when the President touts that “fake news is the enemy of the people.”

This statement triggers the press so profoundly, from Left to Right, that they just cannot get the insult straight in their heads. Triggering has this confusing effect on human thought.

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Touché — by Newberry on Wed, 2018-12-12 05:00
Thanks Michael... — by Olivia on Wed, 2018-12-12 01:53
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Breathtaking, Bewitching, Blazing Beethoven!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2018-11-25 06:10

Beethoven Symphonies 1 & 9. New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Edo De Waart, conductor; Madeleine Pierard, Soprano; Simon O'Neill, tenor; Anthony Robin Schneider, bass; Voices NZ Choir. Michael Fowler Centre, Friday November 23, 2018

This occasion was nothing short of astounding—and clearly nothing less was expected. Every seat was occupied. Overflow audience were seated behind the choir. Paramedics were on standby in case of a stampede of the claustrophobic. The Band were in the same stellar form they've been in all year.

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Fantastic piece! — by Olivia on Tue, 2018-11-27 04:13

Selflessness

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sat, 2018-11-24 16:33

Our world today -- including all the Western, socialist, and moslem nations -- hugely believes in the moral ideal of self-sacrifice.

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The Universal Disaster of Self-Sacrifice — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Mon, 2018-11-26 00:56
so once you're done with them ... — by VSD on Sat, 2018-11-24 20:46
Proper Humans — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sat, 2018-11-24 20:24

Letter to Immigration NZ: Asylum for Asia Bibi

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Submitted by Olivia on Thu, 2018-11-22 06:15

By Olivia Pierson
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17th November 2018

To: The Honorable Iain Lees Galloway & Kris Fafooi
Immigration New Zealand
370 Airdale Street,
Auckland 1010,
New Zealand

RE: Urgent asylum for Asia Bibi and her family from Pakistan

Dear Sirs,

I address you both in order to ask for New Zealand Immigration to offer asylum to Asia Bibi, her husband and her daughters from Pakistan.

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Looks Bad, Feels Good — by Luke Setzer on Sat, 2018-12-01 11:42
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Hahahaha — by Jules Troy on Sat, 2018-12-01 03:11

E8 - New Zealand, Foreign Influences, and Evil Motives

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Submitted by Bruno on Wed, 2018-11-21 17:30

Is New Zealand "woke"? The West is under attack on several fronts, the main being Islam and China, or the "islamo-marxist" alliance.

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China Big Brother — by Bruno on Fri, 2018-11-30 14:32
CHINESE GOVERNMENT = BLACK MIRROR — by Bruno on Sun, 2018-11-25 21:12
"Human rights" is a flawed concept — by Bruno on Fri, 2018-11-23 23:32

The Murderers Exchanged for Bergdahl Fight on for the Taliban

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Submitted by Olivia on Mon, 2018-11-19 01:57

By Olivia Pierson
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US Army soldier, Private Bowe Bergdahl, disappeared into the Afghanistani wilderness in June of 2009. He was missing for the next four weeks until the Taliban released videos of Bergdahl being held in their custody, thus signifying his capture.

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POS POTUS — by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2018-11-19 07:10

Citizenship is Hereditary (RE: Harry Binswanger's Open Borders)

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Submitted by Bruno on Tue, 2018-11-13 18:08

The Bruno e Linzio Transmission - Weekly - Episode 7

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Folk Wisdom vs Obleftivism — by Bruno on Fri, 2018-11-30 01:28
Jail for Bwook and Binswanker! — by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2018-11-28 04:28
The Soros/Binswanker Caravan — by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2018-11-21 08:32

Harry Binswanger Opines Again on Immigration

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Submitted by Grant Jones on Mon, 2018-11-12 02:54

Harry Binswanger is one of Obleftivism's leading gurus. He has many NPC followers who parrot his every word and thought. He is also an extreme rationalist as are most of ARI's principal thought leaders. Binswanger is most notorious in patriotic Objectivist circles for his extremely bizarre views on immigration such as this classic from 2014: "After a phase-in period, entry into the U.S. would be unrestricted, unregulated, and unscreened, exactly as is entry into Connecticut from New York."

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Aloha — by Grant Jones on Mon, 2018-11-12 22:31
Migrants coached ACTORS — by Bruno on Mon, 2018-11-12 19:46
Agree — by Mark Hunter on Mon, 2018-11-12 19:09

Harry Binswanger Supports Open Immigration

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Submitted by Neil Parille on Sun, 2018-11-11 22:40

Note: no restrictions. He has apparently repented of his once former opposition to Islamic immigration into Israel. Well, say what you wan't about Harry, at least he is consistent:
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Elitist parasite — by Bruno on Mon, 2018-11-26 18:32
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... — by Mark Hunter on Mon, 2018-11-12 19:54

Coinage of a new epithet: antiwhite

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Submitted by Bruno on Fri, 2018-11-09 17:18

From the Atlantis Now blog @ https://brunoturner.com/2018/1...

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Wisdom in our roots — by Bruno on Mon, 2018-12-03 00:38
Tribalism — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sun, 2018-11-11 20:45
I agree — by Doug Bandler The Second on Fri, 2018-11-09 21:15

The Postwar Hangover

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Submitted by Olivia on Thu, 2018-11-08 03:42

By Olivia Pierson
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It has to be said that so much of today’s political landscape reveals the lingering symptoms of a potent hangover from the bloodbaths of the two world wars which forever stained the 20th century.

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Hey! — by Jules Troy on Fri, 2018-11-16 15:38
Bullshit Bandler — by gregster on Fri, 2018-11-16 10:31
Sighhh — by Jules Troy on Thu, 2018-11-15 07:13

E6 - Vice of Democracy & the Midterms

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Submitted by Bruno on Tue, 2018-11-06 11:25

The Bruno e Linzio Transmission - Weekly - Episode 6

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Journals of Ayn Rand — by Bruno on Wed, 2018-11-07 21:35
Georgia has made it, and Secession is necessary — by Bruno on Wed, 2018-11-07 15:19
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