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The Top Ten Most Anarchist Moments of Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand’s Ten Most Anarchist Moments While Ayn Rand was nominally a statist, many of the passages from her works point toward anarchism as a political system that is compatible with Objectivism. The Source of individual Rights The source of … Continue reading

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A free market defense of Walmart? Not so fast.

In his November 27, 2013 Forbes article, Doug Altner asks the question, “Why do 1.4 million Americans work at walmart?” His answer, presumed to be along free market lines, is that walmart and its employees voluntarily trade value for value … Continue reading

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Going Galt: Individuals Seceding by Wendy McElroy “In Rand’s novel Atlas Shrugged, a group of producers withdraw their talents from a parasitic society so as to speed along its collapse in order to rebuild on the ruins. But Going Galt … Continue reading

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Barbara Branden RIP

Early adopter and long time Rand associate Barbara Branden passed away yesterday, 12/11/2013. I would highly recommend her course “Principles of Efficient Thinking.” I have heard it said that the quality of your thinking determines the quality of your life. … Continue reading

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In Praise of Looters: Harry Binswanger’s Defense of Goldman Sachs

This article of mine was recently published at dailyanarchist.com In Praise of Looters: Harry Binswangers Defense of Goldman Sachs Harry Binswanger’s 2013 praise of Goldman Sachs at Forbes.com ignores the context that the US does not have a free market … Continue reading

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Fast Food in a Freed Market Doesn’t Look Like This.

The Ayn Rand Institute continues it’s divorce from reality with its latest blog entry “The fast-food industry is not a burden” by Carl Svanberg. Apparently taking a que from fellow ARI associate Harry Binswanger, this author drops the context of … Continue reading

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How to Spread Anarchy

Occasionally, someone will ask me why I spend time on orthodox objectivist forums, debating, and generally being exposed to the nastiness only statists seem capable of. Here is a copy of a message I received this week on reddit.com, where … Continue reading

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What is an AnarchObjectivist?

AnarchObjectivism An AnarchObjectivist is one who accepts the fundamental principles of Ayn Rands philosophy, but rejects her advocacy of minarchism as inconsistent with those basic positions in metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics. The contradiction between the Objectivist Ethics and minarchism “The … Continue reading

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