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On Ayn Rand's Philosophy

dylancatlow
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7/28/2014 1:21:56 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
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"In case anyone hasn't noticed it, the West is in extremis. The undertaker is checking his watch at the foot of its bed, and there's a sinister kettle of croaking, money-feathered vultures on the roof."
Sargon
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7/28/2014 6:10:59 PM
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If Langan wrote like this all of the time, then people would be a lot more receptive to his ideas. The closest he comes to CTMU-esque language is with the phrase "recursively-scaled dialectic", but the phrase is easily understood in context.
dylancatlow
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1/29/2015 5:07:44 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 7/28/2014 6:10:59 PM, Sargon wrote:
If Langan wrote like this all of the time, then people would be a lot more receptive to his ideas. The closest he comes to CTMU-esque language is with the phrase "recursively-scaled dialectic", but the phrase is easily understood in context.

I agree.
"In case anyone hasn't noticed it, the West is in extremis. The undertaker is checking his watch at the foot of its bed, and there's a sinister kettle of croaking, money-feathered vultures on the roof."