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Jack Rabbit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-20-05 10:49 AM
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8. Sorry, I'm not impressed
Edited on Fri May-20-05 10:50 AM by Jack Rabbit
Ayn Rand was an intellectual quack whose work is nothing more than a moralistic justification of greed and selfishness based on a poor reading of Aristotle. Basically, she took Aristotle's law of identity, defined to her convenience what it means to be human (i.e., an acquisitive individual) and attacked anything that suggested that being human had anything to do with living among other humans in a broader society. It is a formula for proving anything anyone wants.

Although I support a woman's right to choose, I am not going to rely on the words of a philosophical fraud to buttress the case.
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