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Thought For the Day: The Difference Between A Welfare State and A Totalitarian State Is A Matter of Time

“The difference between a welfare state and a totalitarian state is a matter of time.”– -author and philosopher Ayn Rand (1905-1982)

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Thought For the Day: Collectivism Holds That the Individual Has No Rights, That His Life and Work Belong to the Group…and That the Group May Sacrifice Him At Its Whim To Its Own Interests

“Collectivism holds that the individual has no rights, that his life and work belong to the group (to ‘society,’ to the tribe, the state, the nation) and that the group may sacrifice him at its own whim to its own … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Only Proper Purpose of Government Is To Protect Man’s Rights, Which Means: To Protect Him From Physical Violence

 “The only proper purpose of a government is to protect man’s rights, which means: to protect him from physical violence. A proper government is only a policeman, acting as an agent of man’s self-defense, and, as such, may only resort … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Vilest Form of Self-Abasement and Self-Destruction Is the Subordination of Your Mind To the Mind of Another

“Independence is the recognition of the fact that yours is the responsibility of judgment and nothing can help you escape it—that no substitute can do your thinking—that the vilest form of self-abasement and self-destruction is the subordination of your mind … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Individual Rights Are the Means of Subordinating Society To Moral Law

“Individual rights are the means of subordinating society to moral law.” – Ayn Rand (1905-1982)      

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Virtuosity

In memory of the passing of Neil Pert, percussionist and lyricist extraordinaire: Not that great of a job on this but.. for the memory of a good man passing, Neil Pert: Virtuosity by Michael Romani  Quietly fighting against his demise … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Collectivism Holds That Individuals Have No Rights

“Collectivism holds that the individual has no rights, that his life and work belong to the group (to ‘society,’ to the tribe, the state, the nation) and that the group may sacrifice him at its own whim to its own … Continue reading

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