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Why the Peaceful Majority is Irrelevant

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Thu, 2012-09-20 13:16
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DIMwit - Part IV

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Submitted by seddon on Tue, 2012-09-18 23:19

This post is more like a little note that I thought some of you Soloists would find interesting. Note 131 on p. 356 deals with a sentence in the Declaration of Independence.

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Kyrel — by seddon on Fri, 2012-09-21 02:42
Jefferson vs. Franklin — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Wed, 2012-09-19 14:08

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Mitt Romney's Private Views

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Tue, 2012-09-18 14:38

http://content.usatoday.com/co...

In that secretly recorded video of Mitt Romney at his fund-raiser, he stated:

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Good post, Robert — by Ross Elliot on Thu, 2012-10-04 05:52
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DIMwit - Part III

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Submitted by seddon on Tue, 2012-09-18 10:35

In this post I want to challenge Peikoff’s identification of Plato as Misintegrator and Aristotle as Integrator. I want to suggest that Plato is the Integrator and Aristotle the Disintegrator!

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Clandon Park

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Submitted by Marcus on Sun, 2012-09-16 17:52

Last weekend I visited Clandon Park.

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DIMwit - Part II

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Submitted by seddon on Sat, 2012-09-15 12:07

This post will concern itself with the section in Peikoff’s new book concerning Kant, pp. 32-39. All quotations are from these pages unless otherwise indicated.

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DIMwit - Part I

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Submitted by seddon on Sat, 2012-09-15 09:38

DIMwit Part I

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Click on "like" if you like, like this.

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Submitted by Marcus on Wed, 2012-09-12 08:33

I heard this yesterday on BBC radio.


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9/11

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Tue, 2012-09-11 17:15

Death to Islam. What a false and evil philosophy. Today is a day of remembrance when it ought to be a day of vengeance. Let the Muslims never forget the mistake they made eleven years ago.


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Teaser Post: The Mind/Heart Dichotomy – Feeling Our Way to the Police State, Without Thinking.

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Thu, 2012-09-06 04:46

Cross post from Life Behind The IRon Drape.

Only my best posts going up on SOLO.

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Richard: I've certainly read — by Mark Hubbard on Thu, 2012-09-06 10:49
I am looking forward to reading — by Shane Pleasance on Thu, 2012-09-06 10:12
Mark — by Richard Goode on Thu, 2012-09-06 09:08

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You have not done those things you thought you had, Dunne

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Sun, 2012-09-02 12:56

A few weeks ago, the Associate Minister of Health issued a press release.


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Quote of the Day

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Submitted by Marcus on Sun, 2012-09-02 08:50

"A familiar cry goes up - 'yes we want more housing, but no to every development - and not in my backyard'.


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You can't take the 'mickey out of Islam’ anymore, can you?

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Submitted by Marcus on Wed, 2012-08-29 11:25

The BBC broadcast a comedy on Monday, Citizen Khan, the first ever Asian sitcom they've done.

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Anti-Islam film protest outside Google's London HQ — by Marcus on Mon, 2012-10-15 09:29
Citizen Khan gets second series — by Marcus on Wed, 2012-10-03 10:44

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Proposition 8

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Thu, 2012-08-23 09:11


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The Temple of British Worthies

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Submitted by Marcus on Mon, 2012-08-20 08:57

On the weekend I visited the Landscape Gardens of Stowe House in Buckinghamshire.

By chance I happened across "the Temple of British Worthies" built in 1734.

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My god! — by Olivia on Sat, 2012-08-25 22:29
Interesting Rosss... — by Marcus on Sat, 2012-08-25 07:01

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arrested-for-walking-my-dog

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Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2012-08-19 21:22
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"This video is blasphemous — by 0 on Wed, 2012-08-22 17:49
Leonid — by Richard Goode on Mon, 2012-08-20 07:23

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Free Pussy Riot!

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Sat, 2012-08-18 22:20

I once had some free, unsolicited and well-intentioned advice for the Prime Minister published in the Timaru Herald. My advice was to fuck off.

Thank God, eventually she did.

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C'mon, Damien... — by Ross Elliot on Sun, 2012-08-19 08:42
no doubt — by Damien Grant on Sun, 2012-08-19 08:27

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Liberty Conference 2012 – Towards a True Liberal Bloc in Parliament

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Submitted by JulianP on Sat, 2012-08-18 02:05

Hi all. Linz will be speaking at the conference below. For bookings and more information see here:
http://www.libertarianz.org.nz/conference-2012/

Liberty Conference 2012 – Towards a True Liberal Bloc in Parliament

‘Not your usual Libertarianz conference’

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The Compromised Hostilities

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Submitted by F L Light on Fri, 2012-08-17 21:16

This is the beginning of THE COMPROMISED HOSTILITIES,a drama about Jay Gould.

Most of you know what iambic pentameter is. If you have comments, make them.


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Quote of the day

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Submitted by Marcus on Thu, 2012-08-16 16:18

"Judges, like politicians, are happiest when they can avoid confronting the real issues and this judgement is no exception to the rule.

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Low-Grade Opponents of Ayn Rand

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Wed, 2012-08-15 13:26

Ayn Rand was a brilliant philosophical innovator. People of low quality who oppose her tend to rather pathetically say that her ideas are both old and false. But this is self-refuting.

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Time for Cigarette Producers to Quit Australia

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Submitted by Marcus on Wed, 2012-08-15 09:10

Cigarette manufacturers in Australia have just lost a legal appeal to stop their products being sold in plain packaging.

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Frediano... — by Marcus on Thu, 2012-08-16 15:54
If I were a tobacco vendor in Australia... — by Frediano on Thu, 2012-08-16 14:11
And the newspapers read: — by Shane Pleasance on Thu, 2012-08-16 08:31

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Rich pricks

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Tue, 2012-08-14 17:41

The ultra-rich, who control the majority of our planet's wealth, spend their time at cocktail parties and salons while millions of decent hard-working people starve.

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What one can discuss here? — by 0 on Tue, 2012-08-14 17:46

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Obama's Lies

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Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2012-08-14 16:42

Lie No. 1: Obama has repeatedly claimed his white grandfather, Stanley Dunham, "fought in Patton's army," when he was a clerk with no combat in WWII.

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Four Lions

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Submitted by Marcus on Mon, 2012-08-13 18:43

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Magnificent Olympics

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Mon, 2012-08-13 03:25

Tip of the hat to the people of London and Great Britain for the wonderful job they seem to have done at the 30th Olympiad. I thought the Games were well-organized and well-run.

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Rationality

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Sun, 2012-08-05 17:16

I believe that X.

Is my belief that X rational?

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This is why the US is screwed!

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Submitted by Marcus on Thu, 2012-08-02 11:18

A black and white issue!

Romney Up 22 Points Among Whites

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The more discriminating one is, — by Sandi on Mon, 2012-08-13 01:32
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For the scientists among us!

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Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2012-07-31 17:39

The CSIRO has discovered the heaviest element yet known to science.

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Should switch money with — by BGL on Fri, 2012-08-03 14:47
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True — by 0 on Wed, 2012-08-01 23:11

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Another Open Letter to Stephen Hicks

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Submitted by seddon on Mon, 2012-07-30 14:41

Dear Stephen,

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