Tag Archives: Ayn Rand

Round 6, P90X-2, Days 31-35: The Pursuit of Physical (and Moral) Fitness


A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largesse from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising … Continue reading

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Round 5, P90X-2, Days 56 – 59: Recovery, Romney & Ryan


With today’s announcement of Romney picking Wisconsin Representative/House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan as his Vice Presidential running mate, the Republican ticket now has two people who understand math. I’m honestly shocked that Mitt Romney had the guts to go with Ryan. … Continue reading

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Round 5, P90X-2, Day 25: Total Body/Ab Ripper & The Supreme Court Rules on Obamacare


Tick tock, tick tock, the future is bleak for you, my friend. ~Tony Horton Yesterday was met with two significant events: 1) I did Total Body and Ab Ripper, burning 794 calories in 82 minutes and 2) the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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Round 3 Hybrid, Day 7: Rest & Rand


No political economic system in history had proved its value so eloquently or had benefitted mankind so greatly as capitalism, and none has ever been attacked so savagely and blindly. ~Ayn Rand We need more voices today who will stand up … Continue reading

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P90X-Insanity Hybrid, Day 77: (un) Rest


In speaking of the mobs in Britain (and here), Peggy channels Ayn Rand. First, she quotes Theodore Dalrymple: “A population thinks (because it has often been told so by intellectuals and the political class) that it is entitled to a … Continue reading

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P90X-Insanity Hybrid, Day 49: Rest


I was feeling good today, so I skipped Rest Day & went straight in to recovery week. I believe it was in my rational self interest to do so. Objectivism defined:

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Day 77, Week 11: No Rest for the Weary


Atlas Shrugged, Part I is in theaters on April 15th!  What good timing.  I didn’t know this was coming out. Hopefully, this film will do justice to this great novel and the philosophy of Ayn Rand.  Even if you’re of … Continue reading

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Day 49, Week 7: Rest & Ayn Rand in Defense of Capitalism


That the death toll in Japan from the fifth largest earthquake in recorded history is in the thousands, as opposed to hundreds of thousands, is a testament to the virtues of freedom, capitalism and industralization as forces to elevate the human … Continue reading

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Day 28, Week 4: Rest or X Stretch


Yesterday was rest day. That is what I did. I resupplied our food and rested all day. I made some black bean salsa to add some elan to my meals this week.     More from Ayn Rand:

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Day 7: Rest or X Stretch


So today is “Rest Day.”  This affords me the opportunity to enjoy one of my favorite passtimes–hiking with good friends.  We’ll be doing a day hike in the Cohutta wilderness in North Central Georgia.  Going to see Jacks River Falls, … Continue reading

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