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Racism and Rand

I don’t remember exactly where it appears, but The Virtue of Selfishness (Rand, 1964) says “Racism is the lowest, most crudely primitive form of collectivism.” I remember reading something like that, but I actually pulled the quote from Wikiquotes. 324 more words

The Value of Ayn Rand in an Introductory Philosophy Course

The discipline of philosophy is something to be held inviolate; the classroom likewise.  One might be inclined to ask, what is the function of teaching provocative material to an introductory level philosophy class?  2,485 more words

Philosophy

The Suicide of a Selfish Society

Since the dawn of civilization humankind has struggled with the burden of psychopathic leadership.  The history of the social contract is riddled with instances in which psychopathic individuals took power, raped, pillaged, consumed, waged war and destroyed to satisfy what we know is an unquenchable desire in the dark depths of the psychopathic personality. 432 more words

Psychopathic Leadership