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Disintermediation means cutting out the middle-man, and, by teaching you a new way of thinking about human nature and about your own unique self, Man Alive! puts you in charge of your own philosophical affairs.
The book's objectives are precise and concise: To take the claim of justice away from the state, the mantle of intellectual authority away from the academy and the experience of reverence away from the church. It puts all of those things back where they belong — in your mind. There is no middle-man on truth.
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- BloodhoundBlog – a national real estate weblog I started and contribute to. Much of the content there will be real estate related, but everything I write is focused on the self, and this is best represented in the longer essays.
- SplendorQuest.com – a weblog devoted to celebrating the uniquely human life.
- When I start a church, I’m going to call it The Second Church of I-Don’t-Go-To-Your-Church.
- Ayn Rand and me: Distinguishing self-adoration from big-O Objectivism.
- Do you want to live – or do you just want to blame someone else for your self-annihilation?
- Memo to @SenTedCruz: Grow the middle class by evangelizing #egoism.
- Freeing Jefferson’s slaves.
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“Choose your corner, pick away at it carefully, intensely and to the best of your ability and that way you might change the world.”Charles Eames “You gotta pick your battles”.-Mom There are dragons at the drawbridge, there are demons inside … Continue reading
Quoted from Mark Alexander’s wonderful Richard Mitchell web site: When Benjamin Franklin was hardly more than a boy, but clearly a comer, he decided to achieve moral perfection. As guides in this enterprise, he chose Jesus and Socrates. One of his self-assigned rules for daily behavior was nothing more than this: "Imitate Jesus and [...] Continue reading