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…we could do great things, too!” “I’m living in Ayn Rand’s worst nightmare.” “With crime the way it is, here’s a suggestion: Use all three police chief candidates! One for the southside, one for the…
What do the events in Ferguson, economic disparity, non-labeling of GMOs, racial discrimination, abusive professional football players, and environmental problems all have in common? This diary is a continuation of a series having to do with why Ayn Rand and the Tea Party will fail America.
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The discussions of cryptography on the list were informed by a strong Libertarian stance that was characteristic of the early phase of Extropy, similar to the philosophy of Ayn Rand’s hero John Galt. The ideological framework is outlined in Max More’s “The Principles of Extropy,” and the following passages are especially relevant…
Students divided into camps, following one of two professors who offered polar opposite responses to the horrors of war. One group followed Dr. Moshe Kroy, who preached pure, absolute egoism: Everyone had to look out for himself and let whatever happened, happen. The theory of egoism from the school of Ayn Rand, author of “Atlas Shrugged,” held a certain charm for the soldiers who had paid a terrible price for the failures of the leadership elected to represent us all. Belief in the leaders was broken, and everyone had to draw his own conclusions. Things got to the point where students were charging to copy their notes, even friends who were absent due to extended reserve duty.
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Boehner, of course, is just spouting the same twisted, Ayn Randian “maker” vs. “taker” brand of social Darwinism now inexplicably embraced by millions of conservatives. It’s just nasty, brutish Calvinism in an economic context: If you are poor or unemployed, it’s evidence that you deserve to be poor or unemployed — the economic gods hate you.
Your hosts’ Ayn Randian approach to hospitality is surely the result of some traumatic hosting experiences. Think of the weekend as a kind of narrative scavenger hunt: Your assignment is to ferret out every horror story your hosts have about the advantage-taking, laundry-making, wake-and-baking guests of weekends past.