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I'm damned tired of putting up with the stupidity that I see, and much more impatient than I ever was before. I first read Rand when I was sixteen, and decided then that I was Objectivist, and do still consider myself an Objectivist today. Nevertheless, I still see what I consider many inconsistencies of opinion and interpretation within the Objectivist community, that I would like to be able to reconcile. That is why I joined ROR. My taste in literature tends towards hard sci-fi, mostly works from a handful of authors I trust for cutting edge science and creative ideas. I am married to a wonderful, intelligent & creative woman. I have two grown children, and one ex wife. I have owned and operated my own business for the past 24 years, and survived through two (and hopefully soon through three) difficult recessions.

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December 12, 2004
Objectivism
Principles Of An Objectivist Forum
by Joseph Rowlands
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The benefits of moderation quickly became clear.  A group of fascists decided to try to impress us with their intellectual abilities by shouting obscenities and death threats.  Foreshadowing a theme made by most of the later insane people, they tried to win arguments by posting as often as they could.  That's easy to do when you're not stymied by trying to be intelligent or holding down a job. (Read more...)
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Do You Have the Mind of a Psychopathic Killer?
Do You Have the Mind of a Psychopathic Killer?

Read this question, come up with an answer and then scroll down to the bottom for the result.  This is not a trick question.  It is as it reads. No one I know has gotten it right. Few people do. A woman, while at the funeral of her own mother, met a guy whom she did not know. She thought this guy was amazing.  She believed him to be her drea... (Read More)

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