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What is the motive of a FAU’s professor’s demand that students “stomp on Jesus” ? Nihilism #tcot #tlot #jcot


Ayn Rand ‘s: The Fountainhead Toohey …..”One does not reverence with a giggle”…. Envy/Hatred of the Good for Being the Good — Ayn Rand Lexicon http://aynrandlexicon.com/lexicon/envy-hatred_of_the_good_for_being_the_good.html …..” Today, we live in the Age of Envy. “Envy” is not the emotion I have in mind, but it is the clearest manifestation of an emotion that has remained … Continue reading

Academic proposes ”Coercive Paternalism” #tcot #tlot #teaparty


ROBERT JAMES BIDINOTTO: A Manifesto for “Coercive Paternalism” …..” Well, comes now a $95 tome titled–are you ready?– Against Autonomy: Justifying Coercive Paternalism. http://bidinotto.blogspot.com/2013/02/a-manifesto-for-coercive-paternalism.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+RobertJamesBidinotto+(ROBERT+JAMES+BIDINOTTO)&m=1 …” The book’s product description on Amazon notes that, in America, to respect autonomy is often understood to be the chief way to bear witness to the intrinsic value of persons. … Continue reading

DEBATE: Dinesh D’Souza vs. Andrew Bernstein Objectivist Bernstein & Christian Apologist D’Souza to debate in Austin Texas on Feb 8


https://www.facebook.com/events/415585138515484/permalink/426854537388544/

Ignoramus confesses her ignorance of #Objectivism by her ”death-blow” to it.


RRD:At this point the alert(or conscious) reader may ask:How can a ignoramus deal a death blow to a philosophy of which they are ignorant of? Exactly. Before continuing I wish to state that I am not any kind of “official” spokesperson for Objectivism,that what follows is My presentation of certain aspects of Objectivism as I … Continue reading

“You propose to establish a social order based on the following tenets: that you’re incompetent to run your own life, but competent to run the lives of others… #tcot #teaparty #tlot


Atlas Shrugged – Wikiquote http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Atlas_Shrugged John Galt “You propose to establish a social order based on the following tenets: that you’re incompetent to run your own life, but competent to run the lives of others — that you’re unfit to exist in freedom, but fit to become an omnipotent ruler — that you’re unable to … Continue reading

The Carstonian view of money that guides the worthies in Wash.


Richard Carstone Bleak House – Charles Dickens – Google Books http://books.google.com/books?id=KlsJAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA80&vq=save+money&dq=bleak+house++richard++money&output=html_text&source=gbs_search_r&cad=1 ”With a buoyancy and hopefulness and a gaiety that hardly ever flagged, Richard had a carelessness in his character that quite perplexed me— principally because he mistook it, in such a very odd way, for prudence. It entered into all his calculations about money, … Continue reading

Exitus Roma,a Agora -like Short film about a Woman’s flight from a fallen Rome #aynrand #tlot


…”Watch for an excellent short film in the coming weeks by Fawaz Al -Matrouk. The story concerns a young woman trying to escape fallen Rome with something of value. ”… ”if you like movies with ideas and action in which something serious is at stake, such as the similarly -themed Agora by Alejandro Amenabar , … Continue reading

Don’t let It Go Unheard #objectivist podcast The real problem with Hillary Rosen’s statement,Paul Ryan’s budget 46% over Clinton’s,& Islamist’s idiocy #tcot #tlot #teaparty


Join us for “Don’t Let It Go…Unheard” today at 5 p.m. PDT (8 p.m. EDT) | Don’t Let It Go http://dontletitgo.com/2012/04/15/join-us-for-dont-let-it-go-unheard-today-at-5-p-m-pdt-8-p-m-edt-2/ ”PLANNED TOPICS: The GOP has done much to capitalize on Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen’s idiotic remarks about Ann Romney. But have they identified the real problems with Rosen’s criticisms of Romney ? “Radical” Paul … Continue reading

Lars Hedegaard charged with ”crime” of saying sexual abuse is a serious problem among Muslims #womensrights #tcot #freedomofspeech


PJ Media » Round Three in the Trial of Lars Hedegaard http://pjmedia.com/blog/round-three-in-the-trial-of-lars-hedegaard/?singlepage=true …..”In a defamation case in the United States, the truth of the statement at issue is a defense to the cause of action. Not so for prosecutions under Article 266(b); truth is not an available defense. In his first two trials, Hedegaard was … Continue reading

Lisa Vandamme on the dangers of Christian Classical Education.


RRD:I wish to preface my excerpt of Ms.VanDamme’s piece,with these statements. (Her article is quite long,and valuable for its methodological critique of Secular Classical Education in addition to the parts excerpted below,I urge you to read the whole thing). I believe that parents have the right to give their children a Christian Classical Education,a secular … Continue reading

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