Showing posts from February, 2014

The new "You"

Comes now a new paradigm based on the old saw:  “All politics is local”. In my business, programmers and talk show hosts were forever admonished to stick to local issues in order to attract and keep the audience: the closer to home the scandal or event, the more naturally inclined to listen would be those in closest proximity.  Makes sense.  A mugging down your street will more likely grab your attention than a drone strike in Yemen or riots in Ukraine.

What is this?

"This" is a succinct and excellent piece defining Objectivism and worthy of an attentive reading. BW What is Objectivism? ©2007 Michael Greene File:Objectivist1.jpg It is widely believed today that our moral, cultural, and political alternatives are limited either to the ideas of the secular, relativistic left—or to those of the religious, absolutist right—or to some compromised mixture of the two. In other words, one’s ideas are supposedly either extremely “liberal” or extremely “conservative” or somewhere in-between.  Ayn Rand ’s philosophy, Objectivism, rejects this false alternative and offers an entirely different view of the world.