Of Men and Prejudices

The idea that prejudices can and should be eliminated is a fallacy. So long as a man can observe and judge, he will use information to generalize about groups of people, some favorably and others not. Ultimately the question comes down to whether an individual should be allowed to form his own opinion, whether right or wrong, or be forced to accept and espouse the common wisdom. The answer should be obvious.

Individualism Defined

Ayn Rand:  Do not make the mistake of the ignorant who think that an individualist is a man who says: “I’ll do as I please at everybody else’s expense.” An individualist is a man who recognizes the inalienable individual rights of man—his own and those of others.

Of Laws and Men

The first mistake government made – and we allowed it to make – was to decide that there needs to be a law that covers every conceivable occurrence and codifies the outcome of each legal confrontation. False!