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Friday
July 24, 2015
Commentary
Multiple Moralities
by Joseph Rowlands
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I have received criticism from some Objectivists about the approach I took in writing my book Morality Needs No God. There is a key decision that needs to made in approaching this subject. Do you take the view that there are many different kinds of moral systems, or do you claim that there is only one 'real' morality a... (Read more...)
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There's Your Hyperinflation
Posted by Luke Setzer on 7/27, 11:17am
If they want to live long and prosper, they should think of their yield purchasing power. Their hard-earned assets should provide income. And it is here, that hyperinflation has set in.(Read more...)
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Atheists in Foxholes
Posted by Michael E. Marotta on 7/25, 10:38am
A Congressional bill authorized the sale of the federal Mt. Soledad Memorial for veterans to a private association. That shunted aside an on-going lawsuit filed by the ACLU and the Jewish War Veterans. A privately-owned memorial for Christian soldiers should have a cross if they want.  The problem is that Jewish vetera...(Read more...)
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General Forum
Obama's Sense of Life
3 Sanctions3 Sanctions3 Sanctions (15) William Dwyer - 7/18, 4:11pm - Last November in answer to a question, President Obama refer...
(16) Steve Wolfer - 7/18, 4:50pm - Bill,  To the subject of your posts, you can add Obama's par...
(17) William Dwyer - 7/19, 6:04pm - Steve, You're right on the money.  Obama is living in an ups...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (18) Steve Wolfer - 7/19, 7:14pm - Bill, Thursday morning a home-grown Islamic terrorist kills ...
Your State Defense Force
(2) Michael E. Marotta - 7/25, 11:05am - I posted this when I enlisted in the Texas State Guard. Then...
Do poverty and lack of economic opportunity cause terrorism?
(9) Michael E. Marotta - 7/17, 6:06am - Another engineer of jihad: Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, iden...
(10) Michael E. Marotta - 7/17, 7:55am - Whether American, Canadian or Islamic, and whether due to se...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (11) Steve Wolfer - 7/17, 12:04pm - More Marotta nonsense....Considering the large number of eng...
(12) Michael E. Marotta - 7/17, 7:43pm - [duplicate deleted] (Edited by Michael E. Marotta on 7/17, 7...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (13) Steve Wolfer - 7/17, 9:33pm - Marotta quotes:... a disproportionate share of engineers see...
(14) Michael E. Marotta - 7/20, 6:41am - If you look at Post #12, you will see that I wrote it at 7:4...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (15) Steve Wolfer - 7/20, 9:58am - I point out that he [Steve Wolfer] has no Gallery items, no ...
Human Achievement Day
(0) Michael E. Marotta - 7/20, 6:56am - "We should each celebrate this date as Human Achievement Day...
Objectivism Q&A
Ayn Rand's Favorite Music
(8) Luke Locke - 7/19, 8:41am - I love Alexander Borodin!
Article Discussions
Death and the Meaning of Life
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (17) Stephen Boydstun - 7/17, 6:52pm -  “The cub was learning. . . . He was realizing his own...
Advice for Those Considering NCSSM
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (80) Luke Setzer - 7/24, 9:41am - Although NCSSM loves to make a big deal of its annual Food D...
(81) Michael E. Marotta - 7/25, 11:45am - Thanks, Luke! Between regular employment and freelance work,...
(82) Luke Setzer - 7/25, 3:56pm - NFP? Natural Family Planning? That was the hit I got on Goog...
(83) Michael E. Marotta - 7/26, 2:04am - NFP = Not for Profit. That's what we were discussing, and am...
A New Discipline
(1) Michael E. Marotta - 7/26, 2:58am - "Metatheism" is an interesting suggestion. I could not find ...
A Solution to the Greek Credit Crisis
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (0) Steve Wolfer - 7/18, 11:24am - Fun article, Paul (Sam)    (Let me know if Texas starts movi...
(1) Sam Erica - 7/18, 10:06pm - Just wishful thinking. It would take a heroic leader to ever...
(2) David Wooten - 7/19, 1:57pm - One thing missing from the proposal of 'Tsipras':  Repudiati...
(3) Michael E. Marotta - 7/20, 7:27am - With gold at a five-year low, it certainly is a good time to...
(4) Sam Erica - 7/20, 9:45am -   I most certainly didn't advocate executing the rich merely...
Multiple Moralities
3 Sanctions3 Sanctions3 Sanctions (0) Steve Wolfer - 7/24, 5:11pm - Joe, I agree with your position and it is astounding to me t...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (1) Michael E. Marotta - 7/25, 10:55am - Steve said almost everything I would have, and quite a bit m...
Poll Discussions
How to Get a Small Government
(1) Michael E. Marotta - 7/13, 10:00am - I chose Number 6 "Educate the electorate...", but could have...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (2) Dean Michael Gores - 7/13, 6:27pm - I chose "other". On human lifetime spans (disreguarding evol...
3 Sanctions3 Sanctions3 Sanctions (3) Luke Locke - 7/13, 7:41pm - Moral laws are ESSENTIAL to a free and civil society, howeve...
News Discussions
Four Facts for Human Achievement Day
(0) Michael E. Marotta - 7/20, 1:06pm - The grand scale of The Fountainhead and especially of Atlas ...
Bernie Sanders, Socialism, and the GOP
(0) Steve Wolfer - 7/20, 10:40am - Excellent article, Ed! Do you know what the difference is be...
There’s Your Hyperinflation
(0) Luke Setzer - 7/27, 11:20am - I suspect the author has conflated extremely low interest ra...
(1) Michael E. Marotta - 7/27, 11:56am - Thanks, Luke. I archived the article on my own hard drive. F...
Dissent
Labor Theory of Value
(11) Michael E. Marotta - 7/13, 10:15am - Thanks, Sam! However, I am sure that Tress is pretty smart, ...
(12) Dean Michael Gores - 7/13, 6:03pm - youtube:1. Share->Embed, copy all stuff in text box starting...
(13) William Dwyer - 7/14, 1:07am -  Naomi quoted George Reisman as follows:Thus, in the pre-cap...
(14) Merlin Jetton - 7/14, 4:10am - Dwyer wrote: My understanding is that, according to Marx, hi...
(15) Teresa Summerlee Isanhart - 7/15, 7:04pm - Hey Sam, I tried all that jazz. Nada.  Youtube "codes" have ...
(16) Teresa Summerlee Isanhart - 7/15, 7:09pm - Dean, WHICH CODE?? Regular hyperlink: https://youtu.be/bKxod...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (17) Teresa Summerlee Isanhart - 7/15, 7:11pm - Well, damn.  I get it. Nothing shows up in the preview. Jees...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (18) Steve Wolfer - 7/15, 8:59pm - Teresa, With all due respect to the many and varied contribu...
(19) Michael E. Marotta - 7/17, 8:33am - "What's Wrong with the Labor Theory of Value?" by Yaron Broo...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (20) Merlin Jetton - 7/19, 2:39am - video of Brook
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (21) William Dwyer - 7/20, 2:20pm - Thanks, Merlin, for the link to Yaron's video on the labor t...
(22) Naomi Ludenberg - 7/21, 2:29pm - @William Dwyer True, profit is total revenue minus total cos...
3 Sanctions3 Sanctions3 Sanctions (23) Luke Setzer - 7/26, 12:35am - To borrow the words of another poster in a different forum I...
Blogs
Lies That Refuse to Die
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (0) Luke Setzer - 7/16, 5:47am - This says it all:[–]iflyboats -1 points 2 days ago*For...
(1) Michael E. Marotta - 7/17, 5:22am - When we brought Alongside Night to Austin last year, I was e...


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October 17, 2005
The Good Life
The Benefits of Wine
by Ciro D'Agostino
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For SOLOists, here are some quotes I found about the benefits of wine.
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