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MS68 Donating Member (99 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-09-04 11:14 AM
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19. Ayn Rand's philosophy also based on truth and honesty
I also believe that Ayn Rand's view of the world was too simplistic. Her society doesn't take into account that we have a whole portion of our society that we enslaved for hundreds of years and only recently allowed to vote. In an ideal capitalist society, her philosphy would work great.

However, I did like the fact that she believed in being truthful to yourself and to everyone else. You don't suffer through a crappy marriage because that's what society expects. You get out and make the most of your life. You don't martyr yourself because that doesn't benefit anyone.

I believe she was also an atheist. She would be appalled by the supposed religious "beliefs" of the current administration. Or at least the fact they are trying to impose their beliefs on the citizens of this country and claim to make decisions for this country based on religious beliefs.
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