Acerbic_CritiqueMember Since 20 Jan 2013
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I'm a well-read Army Veteran and Registered Nurse (NICU) of many years. I am here to learn exactly why everyone is so excited about Ayn Rand. I find it vaguely amusing, I'll admit in a smug sort of way, that people who purport to be so proud of being selfish go through so many painful contortions of "philosophical thought" to justify and rationalize being so. That seems suspiciously like shame to me. For the record, calling Ayn Rand a philosopher is rather like calling rap music...but that's just my personal opinion, which is of course open to change.
I truly am here to learn. I'm just not going to lie or kiss anyone's backside in the process, but I will be as polite as possible. I'm not here to be a "griefer" or to be some infantile flame war participant. Ad-hominem attacks are no more welcome on my screen than straw men or any other logical fallacy, so this should be interesting.
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Divorced veteran, mother of two grown sons, health care professional.
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I enjoy the art of George William Bouguereau. http://www.bouguereau.org/ I love the poetry, prose, wit and satire of John Wilmot, Second Earl of Rochester, sadly known only for being a famous Libertine from the court of King Charles II , I enjoy classic films, film noir, indy films and some lighter fare too, and I enjoy travel to warm places.
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