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The 20 Best Quotes From Ayn Rand

Gary1206 Wrote: Jul 20, 2012 4:21 PM
This is so typical; we'll destroy a messenger because we disagree with just one of their beliefs and discount the whole message. You'll never see this on the 'other" side; their champions are flawed yet the rally around them and the cause is advanced. Shut up and let her message of freedom, personal responsibility and anti-serfdom flow over you and those around you.
nawlins72 Wrote: Jul 20, 2012 7:11 PM
It was NOT the core of her philosophy. Colson's article is garbage and would take too long to go through and pick apart.
Steve of CA Wrote: Jul 20, 2012 5:18 PM
"Shut up"? No, sorry. Her atheism is at the core of her philosophy, which as Chuck Colson noted is Social Darwinism writ large. Her open rejection of the sacrifice of Christ and the redemption of sinners should give a clue as to the incompatability of her philosophy with Christianity.

20) "Ask yourself why totalitarian dictatorships find it necessary to pour money and effort into propaganda for their own helpless, chained, gagged slaves, who have no means of protest or defense. The answer is that even the humblest peasant or the lowest savage would rise in blind rebellion, were he to realize that he is being immolated, not to some incomprehensible noble purpose, but to plain, naked human evil."

19) "The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities."

18) "Pity for the guilty is treason to...

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