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    (Original post by dodgyant)
    Yes, perhaps I'm not explaining myself clearly enough. Ok, what are possible ways you could apply 'rational self interest' in a situation like that?
    Describe the situation and I will.
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    (Original post by tlozoot)
    Describe the situation and I will.
    Ok, there is a burning car, and two people are in it. You can only save one. One is your father, and one is a scientist making significant headway in curing cancer. Who do you choose?

    And, she emphasises the principles of 'reason'. What's the alternative to not using reason?
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    I've got the tome that is Atlas Shrugged sitting on my 'to read' pile at the moment. The prospect of a several week jaunt has put me off though; reading Lovecraft at present so it might be a good transition?
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    (Original post by Edenr)
    I intend to read this over the summer.
    Lulz, I've been reading it for 3 years
 
 
 
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