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 […]Read more "Finding Integrity in Hollywood"
Howard Roark: “I don’t believe it matters to me—that they’re going to destroy it. Maybe it hurts so much that I don’t even know I’m hurt. But I don’t think so. If you want to carry it for my sake, don’t carry more than I do. I’m not capable of suffering completely. I never have. […]Read more "Against All Odds: Social Media and the Stoddard Temple"
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 […]Read more "Review: Bioshock’s Objectivism"
Introducing the dichotomies of mind and body + Collectivism and Individualism.
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Justice is the recognition of the fact that you cannot fake the character of men as you cannot fake the character of nature, that you must judge all men as conscientiously as you judge inanimate objects, with the same respect for truth, with the same incorruptible vision, by as pure and as rational a process […]Read more "Hatred of: the Just for Being the Just"
In the brain of an anti-conceptual person, the process of integration is largely replaced by a process of association. What his subconscious stores and automatizes is not ideas, but an indiscriminate accumulation of sundry concretes, random facts, and unidentified feelings, piled into unlabeled mental file folders. This works, up to a certain point—i.e., so long […]Read more "Grinding Their Axes: The Terror of Feminism"
Narcotic is defined as a drug that affects the central nervous system and causes a reduction in pain, a sense of well-being, and decreases in respiration, heart rate and blood pressure. It is sometimes used generically to describe abused drugs which are addictive (Bell, 2013). I take neither the position of the liberals or conservatives, drugs […]Read more "The Confused Element: Drugs"