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ayn rand Rebirth of ReasonTM is an organization dedicated to the philosophy of Objectivism, a philosophy devoted to living on earth. The philosophy was developed by Ayn Rand, a novelist-philosopher in the 20th century.

RoR was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA. You can find more information about RoR by going here.

Rebirth of Reason refers to Ayn Rand's description of the Renaissance.
The Renaissance was specifically the rebirth of reason, the liberation of man's mind, the triumph of rationality over mysticism - a faltering, incomplete, but impassioned triumph that led to the birth of science, of individualism, of freedom. - Ayn Rand
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Intelligence Squared US Debate: THE MORE WE EVOLVE, THE LESS WE NEED GOD
Posted by Jeff Landauer on 4/12, 1:13pm
Some mighty powerful subjectivism on the opposing side, the likes of which I don't know if I've ever really heard aside from an Ayn Rand villain. ...(Read more...)
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Fundamental American Foreign Policy
(23) Doug Morris - 4/03, 5:41am - Steve and I mentioned Marxism in this discussion.  This is p...
Destroying America From Within
(0) Kyrel Zantonavitch - 3/28, 11:09am - Blacks and Hispanics have done immense damage to America thr...
3 Sanctions3 Sanctions3 Sanctions (1) Steve Wolfer - 3/28, 4:39pm - It is horribly racist to make ethnicity/race the marker of e...
(2) Kyrel Zantonavitch - 3/28, 7:33pm - Steve -- I was perfectly aware before I posted my remarks th...
3 Sanctions3 Sanctions3 Sanctions (3) Steve Wolfer - 3/28, 8:56pm - Kyrel,  you wrote: I consider the Objectivist community to b...
(4) Kyrel Zantonavitch - 3/29, 6:13pm - My definition of racism (and sexism, etc.) is possibly very ...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (5) Korben Dallas - 3/29, 9:03pm - I think the good groups or categories of the world should be...
3 Sanctions3 Sanctions3 Sanctions (6) Korben Dallas - 3/29, 9:54pm -  However important it is to judge every individual as an ind...
3 Sanctions3 Sanctions3 Sanctions (7) Steve Wolfer - 3/30, 8:47am - For the record: I'm the least racist and bigoted person on t...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (8) Michael E. Marotta - 3/30, 4:58pm -  "I once received a letter from an eminent logician, Mrs. Ch...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (9) Mark Hunter - 4/04, 2:12pm - Kyrel is not a racist in Rand’s sense of the word, wha...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (10) Mark Hunter - 4/04, 2:23pm - In a podcast just this week Yaron Brook denied that blacks a...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (11) Steve Wolfer - 4/04, 5:31pm - Mark and Kyrel can play word games till the cows come home, ...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (12) Mark Hunter - 4/04, 6:24pm - Steve makes no effort to understand either Kyrel or myself (...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (13) Steve Wolfer - 4/05, 10:11am - Mark is pretending not to know the difference between an ind...
(14) William Scott Scherk - 4/05, 2:35pm - Mark Hunter is not his name -- he hides his identity from re...
(15) Mark Hunter - 4/05, 3:33pm - To repeat, we’re not talking about skin we’re ta...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (16) Steve Wolfer - 4/05, 4:51pm - The individual characters (moralities) of individual members...
(17) Mark Hunter - 4/05, 5:37pm - I didn’t say that the average character of blacks was ...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (18) Steve Wolfer - 4/05, 10:36pm - It insults all of us here at RoR to not put Hunter in Dissen...
(19) Mark Hunter - 4/05, 11:16pm - Three assertions relevant to judgmental racism, from my last...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (20) Steve Wolfer - 4/06, 12:28pm - 1.  Blacks have a far higher stranger violent crime rate tha...
(21) Mark Hunter - 4/06, 1:19pm - About defined subgroups:  If you focus on a subgroup of high...
3 Sanctions3 Sanctions3 Sanctions (22) Korben Dallas - 4/06, 10:08pm - Hunter has thought out his racism, trying to posit it as rea...
3 Sanctions3 Sanctions3 Sanctions (23) Doug Morris - 4/07, 6:05am - If I were tested on my ability to find water in the desert, ...
(24) Michael E. Marotta - 4/07, 2:32pm - When something is true, it is supported by other known truth...
(25) Mark Hunter - 4/07, 8:12pm - Korben Dallas:  We get name-calling and an Objectivist bromi...
(26) Mark Hunter - 4/07, 8:12pm - Michael E. Marotta:  After a fractured history of the Pythag...
Ted Keer
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (0) Stephen Boydstun - 4/12, 4:22pm -  Ted Keer died in his sleep of natural causes on 5 March 201...
3 Sanctions3 Sanctions3 Sanctions (1) Steve Wolfer - 4/12, 8:57pm - Ted had one of the finest minds I've ever encountered.  His ...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (2) Michael E. Marotta - 4/14, 9:06pm - Ted Keer was an able scholar, an insightful researcher, and ...
Article Discussions
Murray Rothbards Randian Austrianism
(32) Michael E. Marotta - 4/14, 8:52pm - A blast from the past...  The discussion is within the stric...
3 Sanctions3 Sanctions3 Sanctions (33) Doug Morris - 4/15, 6:07am - If I go into the business of producing shoes and I mess it u...
An Unlikely Friendship
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (8) Michael E. Marotta - 3/28, 6:02am - This came up again as a random past article. The classic stu...
3 Sanctions3 Sanctions3 Sanctions (9) Steve Wolfer - 3/28, 2:27pm - Whether someone is an individualist or a collectivist is a m...
The Americans with No Life Act
(12) Luke Setzer - 3/17, 9:36am - A school in Utah has "sort of" implemented this idea: Studen...
The Thousand Faces of Altruism
3 Sanctions3 Sanctions3 Sanctions (67) Steve Wolfer - 3/26, 3:02pm - We find it hard to imagine people actually acting out of hat...
(68) Luke Setzer - 3/27, 5:56am - Entire cultures can cultivate such hatred of individualism. ...
(69) Michael E. Marotta - 3/28, 5:30am - Luke, I understand your point, and that is why I caution you...
(70) Michael E. Marotta - 3/28, 5:33am - On another note, in response to Luke above, we know now from...
Assignment: Infiltrate Alcoholics Anonymous
(21) Doug Morris - 3/18, 7:19am - "One of the most important steps in AA is to make a list of ...
Why Objectivists Should Celebrate Christmas
(14) Michael E. Marotta - 4/19, 4:25pm - A blast from the past, a golden oldie...  And coincidentally...
News Discussions
A Trump-Kim Meeting Fraught With Risk and Opportunity
(10) Kyrel Zantonavitch - 3/17, 12:21am - I certainly think Michael is right in that far the best way ...
Trump calls for death penalty for drug dealers
3 Sanctions3 Sanctions3 Sanctions (0) Jeff Landauer - 3/19, 2:31pm - Death penalty for a political crime seems really, really bad...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (1) Kyrel Zantonavitch - 3/20, 3:54am - Murdering innocent people for no real reason -- for merely s...
3 Sanctions3 Sanctions3 Sanctions (2) Korben Dallas - 3/25, 9:51am - This might be one of Trump's "bombastic offers", meaning he ...
2 Sanctions2 Sanctions (3) Kyrel Zantonavitch - 3/26, 11:29pm - Korben Dallas -- Good point. But the fact that President Tru...
Intelligence Squared US Debate: THE MORE WE EVOLVE, THE LESS...
(0) Michael E. Marotta - 4/19, 4:39pm - It would be nice to have the people you agree with be consis...
Movies
JAG
(0) Michael E. Marotta - 4/02, 10:06am - I perceived a hidden undercurrent from Quantum Leap in the r...
Blogs
Funeral Fun aka Postmortem Proselytizing
3 Sanctions3 Sanctions3 Sanctions (15) Luke Setzer - 4/17, 7:47am - The offending party at least learned to keep his mouth shut ...


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