A Journal for Western Man :  Issue I

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The Manifesto:
August 31, 2002:
Read The Rational Argumentator's founding mission statement.

Filosofy

An Essay on the Necessities of Progress, Technological and Moral:
August 31, 2002:
A filosofical treatise by G. Stolyarov II-- outlining the absolute survival value of technology to individual and species alike.

Identifying Antiprogressivism:
September 1, 2002:
G. Stolyarov II provides a Corollary to "An Essay on the Necessities of Progress"-- which gives you the systematic framework you need to refute the foes of advancement.

Poetry

Fields of Desolation:
September 1, 2002:
A lyric description by G. Stolyarov II of the repugnant untamed wilderness which is the diametrical opposite of Western development culture.

Navigator:
September 2, 2002:
A poetic metafor for a hero by G. Stolyarov II.

Please Help Us All, West:
September 2, 2002:
A criticism by G. Stolyarov II of the multiculturalist paradigm-- a view which upholds all societies, no matter how miserable, with the exception of the truly valuable one.

To Post-Modernists:
August 31, 2002:
A scathing condemnation by G. Stolyarov II of the movement which corrupts Western art. The condemnation is presented in the form of a rhyming, rhythmic, eloquent traditional-style poem.

Politics

An Objectivist Condemnation of Abortion:
September 1, 2002:
The filosofy of Ayn Rand does not coincide with her specifically professed stance on abortion, and G. Stolyarov II attempts to grant valuable secular, rational, Objectivist ammunition to anti-abortionists via this essay.

Panacea: How a Single Executive Decision Can Win Conservatives Victories on Three Fronts:
September 1, 2002:
G. Stolyarov II provides a suggestion for a potent power play by President George W. Bush in order to elevate conservative political agendas, save the economy, and depose of a ruthless dictator in one blow.

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"When Ayn Rand urged us to check her premises, she never exempted her own."

~ David Kelley

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"It is proof of a base and low mind for one to wish to think with the masses or majority, merely because the majority is the majority. Truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a majority of the people."

~ Giordano Bruno

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"Manufacturing and commercial monopolies owe their origin not to a tendency imminent in a capitalist economy but to governmental interventionist policy directed against free trade and laissez faire."

~ Ludwig von Mises

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"Constancy is the foundation of virtue."

~ Francis Bacon