Atlas Shrugged is a book that people either love or hate depending on their point of view and how many times they have read it.
I read this book once a year, and have for the past several years, and each time it becomes clearer and much more useful. This year I read it prior to going to the Atlas Shrugged Part II premier, and was particularly aware of the connections between Rand’s fictional world, and the world I live in.
While I don’t agree with everything she stood for, I have enough in common with her world view to appreciate what she was warning us about. Continue reading
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I recently purchased a set of conflicted cards and used them to discuss survival issues with my wife.
When I first saw the cards I knew I would have to get them, I wasn’t sure how good they would be, but I immediately recognized the value of the concept. Continue reading
Anthem has long been hailed as one of Ayn Rand’s classic novels, and a clear predecessor to her later masterpieces, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged.
In Anthem, Rand examines a frightening future in which individuals have no name, no independence, and no values. Equality 7-2521 lives in the dark ages of the future where all decisions are made by committee, all people live in collectives, and all traces of individualism have been wiped out.
Despite such a restrictive environment, the spark of individual thought and freedom still burns in him–a passion which he has been taught to call sinful. In a purely egalitarian world, Equality 7-2521 dares to stand apart from the herd–to think and choose for himself, to discover electricity, and to love the woman of his choice.
Now he has been marked for death for committing the ultimate sin. In a world where the great “we” reign supreme, he has rediscovered the lost and holy word–”I.” Continue reading
This DVD contains manuals, plans, information, and DIY projects for sustainable alternative energy production.
This disk has information on:
- Building your own generator
and much much more… Continue reading
I recently got the opportunity to review a very interesting book from Kermit Jones Jr.
This military Chaplain and father of 4 young children needed to figure out how to introduce the concept of personal preparedness to his daughters without scaring.
In this book Kermit uses the old prepper analogy of prepared ants to explore the concepts of prepping through the life of one particularly smart ant named Pete. Continue reading