Showing posts with label Ayn Rand. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ayn Rand. Show all posts

Jeffrey Tucker: 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Libertarians

How to sustain a lasting passion for liberty. What does it mean to be an effective advocate of liberty? It means to love what you do and adopt sustainable patterns of thinking and living that contribute to making the world a freer place. Sustainability is key. Most of today’s attacks on freedom lovers include a dismissal that libertarianism is an ideology for idealistic (or maybe deluded) kids, not one for adults. ... MORE

From ListVerse: Top 25 Ayn Rand Quotes

Insights of a philosophic genius.     Ayn Rand, was a Russian-born American novelist and philosopher. She is widely known for her best-selling novels The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged, and for developing a philosophical system she called Objectivism. She was an uncompromising advocate of rational individualism and laissez-faire capitalism,    ... MORE

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Scott DeSapio: Thank you, John Aglialoro

Atlas Shrugged III - Who Is John Galt?   A vision of liberty. On September 6th, 2014, I stood up in front of a packed house in Las Vegas, NV, and stated, “This is not the movie that’s been playing in your head since you closed the back cover. This is however, without question, a celebration of Ayn Rand’s ideas.” That packed house was filled    ... MORE

Katie Kieffer: Why Farmers Need Keystone XL

It’s harvest time!    But oil shipments out of the Bakken are causing dangerous and costly rail delays for farmers. The oil boom in the Northern Plains is a boon to the U.S. economy, creating thousands of jobs and increasing our supply of American energy. With nearly 3 million Americans out of work, the Bakken is like a pool of cool water in an arid    ... MORE

Robert Taylor: 5 Loners & Introverts Who Changed History

Mencken-Rand-Tesla-Mises-Solzhenitsyn.     In a time dominated by flashes of celebrity, screaming talking heads on TV, and cities that don’t sleep, introverts and loners have few places to fit in. But as Laurie Helgoe argues in Psychology Today, those that are slightly uncomfortable with a noisy culture often have the biggest impact on society.   ... MORE

Brendan Greenley: David Brat Is A True Ayn Rand Acolyte

It’s been a long time since I read Atlas Shrugged.      I didn’t finish it. In my defense, I was 19, and I think we can all agree that the book doesn’t succeed as a novel, in the way that when you open a novel you expect characters and a plot. But I’ve been curious, given the increased prominence of the book since 2010, how in this    ... MORE

Matt Kibbe: 'You Can't Have Freedom for Free'

On Rush, Ayn Rand, and Not Compromising.      In 1977, I bought my first Rush album. I was 13. The title of the disc was 2112, and the foldout jacket had a very cool and ominous red star on the cover. As soon as I got it home from the store, I carefully placed that vinyl record onto the felt-padded turntable of my parents’ old Motorola console   ... MORE