Tales from the Reluctant Objectivist

After a rough day at the office, I walked into my apartment, turned on the TV and plopped down on the couch. I felt completely demoralized from dealing with irrational people and power-hungry corporate bureaucrats. I sadly concluded that my dedication to logic and reason meant nothing to these reality evaders. Even worse, I would have to deal with them tomorrow. Incredibly, I had no idea I would soon become a Reluctant Objectivist.

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Death of Objectivism and “Heartless” Ayn Rand?

Jennifer Burns, author of the Ayn Rand book “Goddess of the Market” claims “Ayn Rand is dead. It’s been 35 years since hundreds of mourners filed by her coffin (fittingly accompanied by a dollar-sign-shaped flower arrangement), but it has been only four months since she truly died as a force in American politics.” Does that indicate the death of Objectivism?

In her article “We just might miss the ‘heartless’ Ayn Rand” she also states “In electing Trump, the Republican base rejected laissez-faire economics in favor of economic nationalism.”

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Speak Your Mind – Even if Nobody Likes It

Are you afraid you will offend people if you speak your mind? Does that cause you to keep your opinions to yourself?

Of course, there are times when it’s best to remain silent. An intelligent person recognizes the power of silence. You don’t want to spout off opinions that have no substance. You want your words to resonate with power and authority. A Master Sales Pro knows listening gets more results than talking.

President-Elect Donald Trump speaks his mind…whether anyone likes it or not. And people criticize him for it. Regardless, he won the election over that “outstanding” candidate Hillary Clinton. Makes you wonder why Hillary didn’t receive more flak. She’s always willing to speak her mind…even when she’s telling an obvious lie.

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Emotional Terrorist – Enemy of Enlightened Self-Interest

An Emotional Terrorist can infect your body, mind and spirit with venom that spews from his or her forked, evil tongue. The vicious attack could descend you into the pits of hell…a living hell in your own living room or bedroom.

The Objectivist Warrior acts from enlightened self-interest. He doesn’t want any part of his world polluted by a person…who lives his mean, disharmonious life as an Emotional Terrorist. Even hapless men and women stuck in the Hive Mind Mentality…do not desire its extremely neurotic members victimizing them.

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Overcoming the Dangers of a Personal Conflict

Let’s discover how an Objectivist Warrior overcomes the dangers of a personal conflict… that arises in a love relationship. Successfully handling a personal conflict takes you that much closer to living life as a self-actualized individual.

You don’t know it yet but, at the conclusion of this article, you will understand that…

Even the Objectivist Warrior can be blindsided by the extreme negativity of an individual who remains stuck in the Hive Mind Mentality. Let’s explore the interplay of a severe argument between a man and a woman…who went separate ways in their state of thinking and being.

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