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by glaringCephalopod
Wed May 29, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Other Philosophy Discussion Forum
Topic: Ayn Rand, what did she believe exactly?
Replies: 3
Views: 393

Re: Ayn Rand, what did she believe exactly?

She's bad. The philosophy essentially starts with self-survival and use of reason being the highest values, but then claims that reason can only be violated if someone uses force against you because you cant use reason at the barrel of a gun. Therefore initiating force is bad, but defending your pro...
by glaringCephalopod
Fri May 17, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi from NYC
Replies: 5
Views: 504

Re: Hi from NYC

Computer science, at Virginia Tech.
by glaringCephalopod
Fri May 17, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi from NYC
Replies: 5
Views: 504

Re: Hi from NYC

Yeah, the entire class was great, a sort of critical history of the 20th century. We talked about things like nuclear weapons tests and MKULTRA, but after Earthlings most of us just stayed silent about it. At the time I was eating most of my food in the college cafeterias, which had very little vega...
by glaringCephalopod
Wed May 15, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi from NYC
Replies: 5
Views: 504

Hi from NYC

I almost became vegan in college when a professor made us all watch Earthlings , but I gave up after a few days. Then last year I tried to give up meat purely for health reasons, then after seeing how easy it was and taking a new look at the arguments, I became vegan in the beginning of this year. L...