Anthem as Objectivism

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1. Politics:

1.1. If you can not afford it you do not get it. People decide what happens if they want heat they might be hungry.

1.1.1. Pg 76 We have not many days to live...there is not a thing behind us to regret

1.1.2. page 22 The teachers were just, for they had been appointed by the council, and the council are the voice of all justice for they are the voice of all men.

1.1.3. pg 64 They tore our clothes off from our body,they threw us down upon our knees and they tied our hands to an iron post

2. Ethics :

2.1. Your self is the center;you are the world

2.1.1. PG 76 We have not built this box for the good of our brothers. We built it for its own sake.

2.1.2. PG 75 We fell but we never let the box fall from our hands.

2.1.3. Pg 20 All men are good and wise. It is only we, Equality 7-2521, we alone who were born with a curse.

3. Epistemology :

3.1. It only matters if man believes it matters. it is not a thing unless man says it is a thing.

3.1.1. PG 74 it took fifty years to secure the aprovall of all the councils for the candle.

3.1.2. Pg 51 Perhaps it only seemed to us. But it seemed to us that the eyes of the Transgressor had chosen us from the crowd and were looking straight upon us.

3.1.3. "For they have nothing to fight me with, save the brute force of their numbers. I have my mind" (Rand 100).

4. Metaphysics :

4.1. Things are what they are (a is a) (Facts are facts) they exist independently you cant change what something is

4.1.1. Pg 32 It's walls were hard and smooth to the touch ;it felt like stone, but it was not stone.

4.1.2. Pg 32 On the ground there were long thin tracks of iron, but it was not iron,it felt smooth and cold as glass.

4.1.3. PG 52-53 We put a piece of copper and a piece of zinc into a jar of brine, we touched a wire to them, and there, under our fingers, was a miracle which had never occurred before, a new miracle and a new power.