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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
Animals, Humans, and Moral Purpose:
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:
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:
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:
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
Towards the End of America:
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
October 11, 2002:
In Issue I, G. Stolyarov II
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.
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.
On Columbus Day, Celebrate Civilization, Not
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.
When Your Home Is Not Your Castle:
Tourists and bureaucrats have
no right to dictate what "scenic adjustments" homeowners must make to
their private property, argues Dr. Yaron Brook.
The Truth Behind the Scare Mongering:
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.