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Objectivist Blog Carnival

by Jason Stotts Welcome to the January 26, 2012 edition of the Objectivist Round Up and the 17th time Erosophia has hosted! Today’s quote is from Jean-Baptiste Say: Alas, how many have been persecuted for the wrong of having been right? If you have never read Say, he is worth reading and is a clear […]

Objectivist Blog Carnival

Welcome to the December 15, 2011 edition of the Objectivist Round Up. Today’s quote is Ayn Rand’s response to whether an atheist should celebrate christmas: Yes, of course. A national holiday, in this country, cannot have an exclusively religious meaning. The secular meaning of the Christmas holiday is wider than the tenets of any particular […]

Objectivist Thanksgiving Carnival

Welcome to the November 24, 2011 edition of the Objectivist Round Up. When I think of Thanksgiving, I think of a time when family and friends get together to appreciate the good things in the last year and to enjoy the value of good company and good food. Thanksgiving is a holiday when we can […]

Objectivist Blog Carnival

Welcome to the September 22, 2011 edition of objectivist round up! We’re going to start this Round-Up with one of my favorite Ayn Rand quotes: “If some man like Hugh Akston,” said Hank Rearden in Atlas Shrugged, “had told me, that by accepting the mystic’s theory of sex I was accepting the looter’s theory of economics, I would […]

Objectivist Blog Carnival

Welcome to the August 25, 2011 edition of the Objectivist Round Up.  I’m filling in this week as an emergency host, so forgive me for not sending out reminder e-mails earlier. Today’s quote is brought to you from Nietzsche.  Although he and I understand it differently, he phrases it so beautifully: Egoism is the very […]

Objectivist Blog Carnival

Welcome to the April 14, 2011 edition of the Objectivist Round Up. Today’s quote is from Ayn Rand: Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong. ~ Ayn Rand It seems quite apropos to our “budget crisis” and the […]

Objectivist Blog Carnival

Welcome to the February 10, 2011 edition of objectivist round up! Today’s quote is from Aristotle, since I think a firm understanding of Aristotle is necessary to understand Objectivism. First then about these things we must enjoin every one that has the power to live according to his own choice to set up for himself […]

Objectivist Blog Carnival

Welcome to the December 16, 2010 edition of The Objectivist round up! It is customary for the host to put up a short epigraph at the beginning of each carnival, usually a quote from Ayn Rand.  Permit me to break tradition, but this week’s quote is from Avicenna: Anyone who denies the Law of Non-Contradiction […]