The Spirit of Christmas

When asked about what she thought of the celebration of Christmas, Ayn Rand wrote: Yes, of course. A national holiday, in this country, cannot have an exclusively religious meaning. The secular meaning of the Christmas holiday is wider than the tenets of any particular religion: it is good will toward men—a frame of mind which is […]

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Derek Freeman vs Margaret Mead, Resurgence of the Voltaire-Rousseau Feud

Rousseau and Voltaire hated each other, Voltaire was the father of enlightenment, the advocate of freedom without the State’s interference; Rosseau was the father of totalitarianism, that the State has the power to provide “positive” freedom if we give up our natural rights in favour of social contract. Voltaire advocated for civil liberty while Rousseau […]

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They Are Not Your Slaves- Part 2

The economic assault was not the worst part of the decreasing quality of medicine, social justice was the true killer. Under social justice, medicine (or more precisely, public health) stopped being about prevention of the illness nor treating the illness. Under social justice, a person’s health became a postmodernist social construct, with those sicknesses caused […]

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