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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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- Ayn Rand and me: Distinguishing self-adoration from big-O Objectivism.
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Monthly Archives: September 2011
I’ve been sitting on a bunch of good news links, and I’m passing them on in bulk: Schools bid farewell to textbooks, embrace iPads instead. John Stossel on some exciting alternatives to public schooling. More, from Stossel’s Stupid in America … Continue reading
My friend Richard Nikoley runs a very popular paleo-living blog, FreeTheAnimal.com. His main focus is diet and fitness, but he is also an anarcho-capitalist, his thought falling in the same general neighborhood as mine or Jim Klein’s, and this influences … Continue reading
Do you want to experience a total commitment to what you’re doing while you’re doing it? Have an orgasm. Do you want to live completely for your own values? Have an orgasm. Men: Do you want to pioneer previously undiscovered … Continue reading
I’m a terrible friend. I never conceal this fact. I am blessed to have friends better than I deserve, but I only get away with that vanity because friend is a catch-all word that means two different things: I am … Continue reading
If the conversation of civilization is carried out in books, this eBook software re-invents the conversation.
I’m going to throw off a product idea in the hopes that someone builds it. I want this, but it’s more than I can take on on my own. What is it? Think of a social CMS, a book that … Continue reading
We had a visit from an IRS agent last week. I was tied up, so my wife Cathleen dealt with him: He needed either me or our accountant to contact him. We’re five years behind in tax filings, but any … Continue reading