A Journal for Western Man :  Issue VII

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Argumentation

Daleford v. Stolyarov: A Euthanasia Debate:
October 13
, 2002:
The editors of TRA analyze whether or not the practice of assisted suicide is valid and should be legally permitted. Their divergence of views and plethora of arguments should enable our readers to devise an informed viewpoint on the subject.

Filosofy

Animals, Humans, and Moral Purpose:
October
4, 2002:
Bruce Walker explains the fundamental distinctions between man and beast, founded on the former's rejection of collectivism, recognition of morality, and capacity to discriminate.

Crime and... Non-Punishment:
October
4, 2002:
Michael Miller contends that egoism is essential to protecting innocent lives from criminal thugs, and that punishment does deter under a proper moral calculus.

Relativism is Racist:
October
4, 2002:
G. Stolyarov II clarifies why the modern leftist academia, posturing as champions of tolerance, actually furthers horrendous practices ranging from affirmative action to Nazi genocide.

Our Killing Schools:
October
6, 2002:
Deweyite educational methods and moral relativism are the prime culprits of deadly nationwide school shootings, as C. Bradley Thompson reveals.

Ayn Rand Institute versus Censorship:
October
8, 2002:
G. Stolyarov II defines the proper functions of border guards as well as their moral transgression in regard to a recent Canadian detainment of articles from the Ayn Rand Institute. This is a commentary championing man's rights and free speech.

Towards the End of America:
October 1
0, 2002:
The trends of pacifism and indolence today in the United States bear parallels to the decay experienced by the Roman Empire and followed by the Dark Ages some 1500 years ago, reveals Harry Roolaart.

Abortion-- the Context from an Objectivist Physician:
October 11
, 2002:
In Issue I, G. Stolyarov II argued that abortion can be disproved using fundamentals of Objectivist philosophy. Dr. Richard G. Parker disagrees. Read his argument in favor of abortion in this essay.

Individuals Together:
October 1
5, 2002:
Eric Miller employs historical examples of great individualists to resolve that city life and voluntary interaction of individual interests and abilities are the true rationally selfish way.

Historical Analysis

On Columbus Day, Celebrate Civilization, Not Multiculturalism:
October 1
4, 2002:
The Rational Argumentator would like to wish a happy Columbus Day to its readers and to bring them this article by Dr. Michael S. Berliner which identifies the crucial progressive principles embraced by Columbus and the reason for their smearing by the modern anti-rational elite.

Politics

When Your Home Is Not Your Castle:
October
5, 2002:
Tourists and bureaucrats have no right to dictate what "scenic adjustments" homeowners must make to their private property, argues Dr. Yaron Brook.

Statistical Analysis

The Truth Behind the Scare Mongering:
October
5, 2002:
The greens and other regulators have rambled on about illusory harms, states Alan Caruba as he presents the genuine statistics in regard to the present condition of the nation and its environment.