[ExI] Ayn Rand and Evolution (was What is Meant by "Slavery"?)
fauxever at sprynet.com
Sat May 30 21:21:25 UTC 2009
From: Stefano Vaj
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Sent: Saturday, May 30, 2009 2:06 PM
2009/5/30 Olga Bourlin fauxever at sprynet.com
> Not that the thought would keep me awake at night, but basically, as the
> link mentions, AFAIK she never pondered much the subject nor was too
> concerned about it. And being "uneasy with the theory of evolution" (as a
> subject? at the current stage of that time? as per one's scarce knowledge
> of the matter?) does not really make per se anybody an adversary of
> And the conclusion of the person quoted above seems entirely unwarranted.
Well, there is a lot more to this (I did not bring in the thread that my
husband forwarded to me from his discussion group - it was very juicy!). I
am merely starting to explore this aspect as far as Rand goes.
As to societal issues - when they pop up for me, I find contradictions very
And when there's talk of "freedom" and Ayn Rand's philosophy - it is like
machine guns have gone off in my head. Pop!pop!pop!pop!pop!
:( I must be sick.
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