Everything posted by Meineleiter17
Yes, it is an oxymoron. Christianity and Objectivism are two completely different systems. In Objectivism, reason is an absolute and rejects all forms of mysticism (belief in the unknown). Also, it is pro-selfishness, in Christianity you can't do something simply because it makes you happy, you have to do because it makes God happy. To call yourself an Objectivist or a Christian or a Socialist, etc., you have to follow the core principles. That being said there are people who call themselves Christians and believe in God, but also rely heavily upon reason as a guide in their lives and agree with many aspects of Objectivism.
Hi, I'm new here and I thought it'd be good to introduce myself. My name is Jennifer and I've been learning Objectivism for about 2 years now. I have read three of Ms. Rand's books so far: Atlas, The Virtue of Selfishness, and Anthem. Many times when I have searched for my questions a thread from this would be suggested, so I've decided to stop spying and become a member. Plus, I don't really have many outlets for discussion with others and able to feel very comfortable so why not give this place a shot.