Pride or Vanity?

What is pride? Pride is the recognition of the fact that you are your own highest value. One obtains pride by never accepting any code of irrational virtues impossible to practice and by never failing to practice the virtues one knows to be rational—by never accepting an unearned guilt and never earning any, or, if […]

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Finding Integrity in Hollywood

James “Jimmy” Dean is often regarded as one of the greatest actors, but he has only had lead roles in 3 films before his tragic accident: East of Eden (1955) Rebel Without a Cause (1955) Giant (1956) There are many biographies written as well as biopics made about James Dean, so this article is not gonna be […]

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The Roots of Ayn Rand

When not writing articles, essays or novels, Ayn Rand also enjoyed visiting the cinema and reading other people’s novels. She frequently referenced popular culture in her non-fiction writing: from discussing an episode of Twilight zone (The Eye of the Beholder) to talking about her experience of watching Dr. No when it was released. Today I am […]

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Superhuman Civil War: Legalizing Slavery or Defending Freedom

Warning: Contains Spoilers Civil War is a crossover event in the Marvel Comic universe. Following M-day when Scarlet Witch rendered 90% of the mutant population powerless, the growing tension of mutant and human escalated as now remaining mutants are outnumbered. Following the Hulk rampage, Secret War. The tension reached its final breaking point when New […]

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Who is Peter Thiel? 

The infamous Gawker media is in flame again, who made it happen? Peter Andreas Thiel, the tech tycoon of the silicon valley. A little background on the Gawker meltdown: Gawker is known to be a gossip “news” site primarily functions to bully people and spreading lies. Think of it as if Salon had a baby with […]

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Review: Bioshock’s Objectivism

Bioshock is a video game franchise created by Ken Levine, the basis of the first game is based on Objectivism being applied in an underwater city called rapture. Intended to be an utopia of the producers, certain (non-objectivist) conditions made it less habitable than expected. When the discovery of genetic altering material ADAM occured (with […]

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