A Journal for Western Man-- Issue XXXVI
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The Objectivity of Consciousness:
June 5, 2005:
In response to Reginald Firehammer's treatise claiming that consciousness is subjective and non-fysical, G. Stolyarov II presents a proof of why every healthy individual will see the same thing when looking at the same thing, and why consciousness is fysical, objective, and comprehensible. 

About Forums and Truth-- Part 1:
June 20, 2005:
Ever since Reginald Firehammer was banned from the SoloHQ forum, the owners of said forum have spread lies about the reasons for his banning and the entire history of Firehammer's presence on SoloHQ. For those interested in knowing the truth, Mr. Firehammer presents it here.
Literary Analysis
A Review of Gen LaGreca's Noble Vision:
June 11, 2005:
G. Stolyarov II reviews a new novel worthy of the Randian literary tradition, a work exposing the failures and evils of government intervention in medicine, and portraying the heroic men of integrity willing to combat it.
Probability as Logic:
June 19, 2005:
The scientific and political orthodoxy has long depended on assumptions of the world's intrinsic randomness in its theory of probability. However, Michael Miller reviews a new book by Professor Edwin Jaynes, which employes the Bayesian approach to probability to develop a probability theory grounded in logic and objectivity.
Minuet #5 (Renaissance Minuet), Op. 39:
June 20, 2005:
Written in the style of the 15th and 16th centuries, this minuet by G. Stolyarov II portrays both the vibrancy of those times, and a nostalgia for their passing. Left-click to hear and right-click to download. 
Waltz #4, Op. 40:
June 20, 2005:
This waltz by G. Stolyarov II employs the contrast of major and minor keys to demonstrate the passage from serious deliberation to gloriously enlightening discovery. 
Prelude #2, Op. 41:
June 20, 2005:
This brief, light, and joyous prelude is written by G. Stolyarov II in the 18th century Classical style. 
Minuet #6 (Baroque Minuet), Op. 43:
June 20, 2005:
This minuet conveys elements of tragedy and tension, all made possible without dissonance and with the employment of 17th century Baroque harmonies. This is Mr. Stolyarov's definitive demonstration that music can convey any sort of mood without resorting to violations of harmony. 
A Review of Christopher Schlegel's Symphony #2 in E Minor:
June 20, 2005:
G. Stolyarov II reviews Mr. Schlegel's "Viking symfony" and the lessons it can teach about overcoming one's circumstances in adversity.
A Review of Christopher Schlegel's Symphony #4 in F Major:
June 21, 2005:
In his fourth symfony, Mr. Schlegel employs rational compositional techniques to create contrasts that would have made Beethoven proud, and that illustrate the noble sense of grandeur of which Mr. Schlegel's work is an excellent exponent. In that spirit, G. Stolyarov II offers his review of this composition.
A Review of Christopher Schlegel's Symphony #5 in G# Minor:
June 21, 2005:
An immensely serious, purpose-driven work, Mr. Schlegel's fifth symfony was written to portray the theme of overcoming adversity. G. Stolyarov II reviews this contemporary demonstration of rational compositional technique, applied toward a universtal facet of the human condition.
Short and Long-Term Choices to Make to Win Power in Belarus: A Reminder to the Opposition and the Outside World:
June 4, 2005:
Jaroslav Romanchuk outlines a comprehensive strategy that those who wish to implement liberty and free markets in Belarus ought to follow in order to topple the socialistic Lukashenko regime.
The Pot of Green Gold at the End of the Rainbow:
June 11, 2005:
Attempts to globally regulate bio-resources will only result in impediments to techonological progress and consumer benefits, writes Paul Driessen. Bio-resources, like all other resources, need to be tapped, not rendered off limits, as only with human creatitity can they be rendered useful in improving lives.
What Information Overload Can Teach Us:
June 19, 2005:
The vast quantity of information available on the Internet today is far too much for any given individual to accurately process in entirety. Dr. Gary M. Galles uses this fact to demonstrate why governments should not be given authority to preside over the entirety of the society which uses this information.
The Incredible Left:
June 19, 2005:
Professor Scott Kauzlarich, a former leftist himself, comments on a mindset prevalent in the American Left: a conceit for opposition, evasion of the facts, and employment of techniques deliberately meant to trump all argument, no matter how logical. This mindset led Mr. Kauzlarich to reject the Left and become a far more objective, rationally thinking libertarian.