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Bringing Selfish Back

Richard572 Wrote: Sep 17, 2012 7:23 AM
I would prefer that Americans embrace opportunity, dedicate their lives to self-suffienciecy, and enjoy the wealth of their own making. Green groups, poor people, gays, muslims, unions, and other groups despise people that that do not revere government's obstructionism. So we end up being free radicals, different because we are free and desire no intrusion. The Federal Government is bigger than us. We are becoming impotent to conduct business. The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand is an awesome book, and movie with Gary Cooper portraying Rourke.
Step aside, Justin Timberlake. Let’s bring selfish back, y’all!

Last week, I wrote that if you are a Christian, you must embrace Ayn Rand’s economic philosophy (capitalism). Today, I will explore this further.

To recap, philosophers who came before Christ (think Aristotle), philosophers who rejected Christ (think Rand) and philosophers who accepted Christ (think Thomas Aquinas) concur that human laws must stem from natural law, which stems from reason. Said differently, all rational thinkers embrace natural law. Capitalism is the most rational political system and therefore the best political expression of natural law, so rational Christians...