A long time ago, back when I was still a kid. I have always loved The Powerpuff Girls, the show was phenomenal. It dealt with issues like feminism, animal rights, racial integration, honesty and vigilantism. But nothing compares to the episode See Me, Feel Me, Gnomey. See Me, Feel me, Gnomey has never been aired […]Read more "Review: See Me, Feel Me, Gnomey"
There are times when you just wish you could just shrug and let the world devour itself. Ellis Wyatt from Atlas Shrugged represents this anger and frustration. Wyatt was known for being an oil tycoon, who developed a method to extract petroleum from shale, he bought large sectors of land in the Rocky Mountains and […]Read more "Time to Burn Everything Down"
Steven Mallory has been my default mindset. Not knowing the true potential of his ability, and the beautiful work he created solely because they were created in his vision of beauty. He fell into depression and turned to alcohol as his form of comfort when he got plenty of rejections from the society. He believed […]Read more "Stop Being Steven Mallory, Be Kent Lansing"
I had the biggest argument with my collectivist parents to date. What was the debate about you may ask? Well, it’s about whether we should have quota in businesses for disabled individuals. Naturally, us liberty-minded individuals would be against this notion; But the collectivists would immediately attack you for being unsympathetic to the plight of […]Read more "How Can We Help the Disabled?"
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 […]Read more "The Spirit of Christmas"
The premise of a benevolent universe is summarised in Rand’s essay “The Inexplicable Personal Alchemy” There is a fundamental conviction which some people never acquire, some hold only in their youth, and a few hold to the end of their days—the conviction that ideas matter . . . . That ideas matter means that knowledge matters, that truth […]Read more "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and the Benevolent Universe Premise"
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 […]Read more "Derek Freeman vs Margaret Mead, Resurgence of the Voltaire-Rousseau Feud"