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FAITH AGAINST REASON – 4

PROLOGUE:
In an age of rapid technological and population changes it is natural for individuals to feel useless and left behind. They may be naturally drawn to institutions that offer security without threatening their self-esteem, while meeting their innate aggressive instincts.

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FAITH AGAINST REASON – 3

Continuing with the story of Dhamma Brother, Grady Bankhead, we find that the early development of guilt within him pays dividends in yet another way. 3,839 more words

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Faith Against Reason - 2

FOREWARD … continued

It was not until Atlas Shrugged that I reached the full answer to Irina’s question. In Atlas Shrugged I explain the philosophical, psychological and moral meaning of the men who value their own lives and of the men who don’t.

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Valli amid the Longueurs

A friend recently invited me to watch “Noi viva” (“We the Living”) the unauthorized and later banned 1942 film adaptation of Ayn Rand’s novel. Now I’m not much of the Ayn-ite, so if you’re looking for a discussion of her source novel or her ideas, check out now. 652 more words

Ayn Rand - a quote on life

As read in We the Living:

“Well, if I asked people whether they believed in life, they’d never understand what I meant. It’s a bad question.

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A Reference Point

It is a Quixotic quest to find trusted sources that remain unimpeachable.  Police officers and clergy perform laudable work on a daily basis yet such positive actions are regularly overshadowed by the controversies of the few repugnant members of these professions.  913 more words

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