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ayn rand Rebirth of ReasonTM is an organization dedicated to the philosophy of Objectivism, a philosophy devoted to living on earth. The philosophy was developed by Ayn Rand, a novelist-philosopher in the 20th century.

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The Renaissance was specifically the rebirth of reason, the liberation of man's mind, the triumph of rationality over mysticism - a faltering, incomplete, but impassioned triumph that led to the birth of science, of individualism, of freedom. - Ayn Rand
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Thursday
March 26, 2015
Intellectual Ammunition
Was Jesus A Socialist?
by Lawrence W. Reed
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"Regardless of your religious beliefs, Larry Reed proves it takes a wild leap of imagination to view Jesus as a Progressive Socialist. This is a critically important issue because secular Progressives would like to control the moral high ground by capturing religion to support their elitist, statist ideology, which would allow them to do even more damage to genuine human flourishing." — John A. Allison, President and CEO, Cato Institute

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Time Again to Celebrate Human Achievement!
Posted by Ed Hudgins on 3/27, 1:28pm
Time Again to Celebrate Human Achievement! By Edward Hudgins ...(Read more...)
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General Forum
America vs. Russia
(6) Michael E. Marotta - 3/21, 7:21pm - It is a mentality typical of children in an elementary schoo...
(7) Steve Wolfer - 3/21, 10:54pm - Marotta's post might make sense if you decided that there we...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (8) Kyrel Zantonavitch - 3/22, 8:19am - Maybe America should openly state it's willing to support ei...
Ted Cruz for President in 2016
(0) Kyrel Zantonavitch - 3/24, 3:07am - Republican, Texan, Hispanic, 44-year-old, two-year, Senator ...
(1) Jules Troy - 3/25, 12:53am - Rand might be "better" but I think Cruz would have a better ...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (2) Steve Wolfer - 3/25, 8:31am - Right now, I look at it this way.  Both Paul and Cruz are no...
(3) Jules Troy - 3/25, 11:33am - Agreed!
(4) Peter Reidy - 3/25, 12:19pm - With either Wendy Davis or Alison Grimes as her running mate...
(5) Kyrel Zantonavitch - 3/26, 12:01am - Steve Wolfer writes: Both Paul and Cruz are not only willing...
Article Discussions
Marriage
(88) Luke Setzer - 3/22, 9:24am - After reading numerous entries on the so-called manosphere o...
Experiencing Objectivism through Quicken
(7) Luke Setzer - 3/29, 5:26pm - I noticed many "free" classes offered in the Events section ...
Who Should Vote?
(29) Michael E. Marotta - 3/24, 7:13pm - One proposal is pretty much as valid as another if none has ...
(30) Steve Wolfer - 3/24, 9:00pm - This is what I see as a contradiction:I can entertain the .....
(31) Michael E. Marotta - 3/25, 3:59am - With some notable exceptions, every vote on an issue or a ca...
(32) Steve Wolfer - 3/25, 9:30am - ...every vote on an issue or a candidate is what Steve Wolfe...
AN OBJECTIVISTíS VIEWPOINT OF THE DEATH PENALTY
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (6) Michael E. Marotta - 3/21, 7:38pm - Manfred Schieder's essay suffers from a plethora of problema...
(7) Manfred F. Schieder - 3/24, 2:37am - @ Michael E. Marotta: If reason cannot be proved „from...
(8) David Wooten - 3/25, 12:26am -  "...don’t adhere to the Objectivist moral law (as, ev...
(9) Steve Wolfer - 3/25, 10:20am - Indeed, de-humanizing other people has been a convenient cla...
(10) Jules Troy - 3/25, 7:33pm - Marotta is Human?  Thought he got dropped here from the Delt...
(11) Michael E. Marotta - 3/25, 7:42pm - Manfred and Steve: You both minic Ayn Rand poorly when you t...
(12) Steve Wolfer - 3/25, 11:36pm - Steve: You .... minic(sp) Ayn Rand poorly when you take one ...
(13) Manfred F. Schieder - 3/26, 12:59am - @ Steve Wolfer: Viewed you comments and agree with them full...
(14) Steve Wolfer - 3/26, 2:44am - Manfred, I agree that executions of those who have committed...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (15) David Wooten - 3/26, 11:04am -  "Your comment on Post 8 confirms my earlier comment in rega...
(16) Jules Troy - 3/27, 1:18am - Lol Manfred, Species 8472 is awesome.  
(17) Teresa Summerlee Isanhart - 3/29, 9:01pm - I've argued with people here and elsewhere who don't think a...
Was Jesus A Socialist?
(0) Steve Wolfer - 3/26, 12:00pm - This is a very well written article.  I like the idea of dep...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (1) Manfred F. Schieder - 3/29, 3:03am -  Was Jesus a Socialist? This is a theme which the FEE takes ...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (2) Luke Setzer - 3/29, 5:22am - I received this article in e-mail and shared it here mainly ...
(3) Steve Wolfer - 3/29, 12:43pm - Some Objectivists can't see anything as acceptable but a tot...
(4) Steve Wolfer - 3/29, 1:16pm - Manfred wrote:Jesus... was not only a socialist but a commun...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (5) Manfred F. Schieder - 3/30, 1:56am - @ Steve Wolfer: Basically it’s a commendable position ...
(6) Steve Wolfer - 3/30, 2:43am - Manfred, I'm not presenting a different philosophy. When I s...
Poll Discussions
Drawing American Millennials to Objectivism
(0) Luke Setzer - 3/22, 1:47pm - I created this poll after a discussion with my local Objecti...
(1) Steve Wolfer - 3/22, 3:33pm - I chose debt, but only because it is the biggest threat on a...
(2) Luke Setzer - 3/22, 3:52pm - This philosophy will die without a new generation to carry t...
(3) Steve Wolfer - 3/22, 4:43pm - I understand that.  And I hope that you, or Yaron Brook, or ...
(4) Michael E. Marotta - 3/25, 7:46pm - Why not ask some millennials?  If you goto the ARI websites ...
News Discussions
Reisman Reviews Piketty's Book
(26) Merlin Jetton - 3/29, 7:48am - The Winter 2015 issue of the Cato Journal includes a good re...
Politico Writer Plays Race Card by Calling Millennials Racis...
(1) Luke Setzer - 3/22, 6:13am - My local Objectivist club is getting too pale, stale, frail,...
(2) Jules Troy - 3/25, 7:36pm - Bring in some hot smart women..no really.
Why Does Science Appear To Be Getting Things Increasingly Wr...
(5) Steve Wolfer - 3/21, 7:17pm - It is not that "science is getting things increasingly wrong...
(6) Michael E. Marotta - 3/21, 10:26pm - Steve, you did claim that my facts were lacking.  I responde...
(7) Steve Wolfer - 3/21, 11:43pm - Steve, you did claim that my facts were lacking.Not really. ...


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Tuesday
October 18, 2005
Poetry
Brave Lad
by Marty Lewinter
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