Re: Selfishness Report

From: Randy Smith (
Date: Sun Jan 27 2002 - 06:53:32 MST

On Sun, 27 Jan 2002 06:32:39 EST, you wrote:

>Rand's view that selfishness is a virtue is still, conceptually, to be
>demonstrated; even though many on this list love that idea. Here is academic
>research, giving evidence to the contrary of Randian philosophy (again,
>perhaps flawed). Yet, many people on this list accept Rand's views on
>selfishness, as if it were an absolute.

Mainstream libertarianism (as it grew out of Randism, etc) may be
mainly about justification for the successful who would need a
psychological basis for social contract debt erasure.

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