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WeiWuWei
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PostSubject: All Things Are Nothing To Me!   Tue Sep 16, 2008 4:13 am

In my unending pursuit of learning about things political, and upon deciding whether I was a Collectivist or Individualist sort of Anarchist (Which I kind of already knew which one I was anyway.), I came upon Max Stirner's "The Ego And Its Own", which is perhaps the authority on Individualist Anarchism, as well as Egoism. It had a great influence on me; not in the sense that I support what Stirner had to say, but that he helped push me to Collectivist-oriented Anarchism.

Anyway, here is the opening passage of his book: Click Me!

My question - or rather Stirner's question - is this:

What are the moral implications in acting only in one's own self-interest?
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PostSubject: Re: All Things Are Nothing To Me!   Tue Sep 16, 2008 11:35 pm

WeiWuWei wrote:


What are the moral implications in acting only in one's own self-interest?
I guess that what make said person an ass hole.
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PostSubject: Re: All Things Are Nothing To Me!   Wed Sep 17, 2008 4:11 am

Liche wrote:
WeiWuWei wrote:


What are the moral implications in acting only in one's own self-interest?
I guess that what make said person an ass hole.

Yeah, that's pretty much the conclusion I reached, too.
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PostSubject: Re: All Things Are Nothing To Me!   Wed Sep 17, 2008 5:26 am

yea,

I thought about it for a few minutes but thats all I came up with.
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PostSubject: Re: All Things Are Nothing To Me!   Wed Sep 17, 2008 7:13 am

Agreed. Asshole.

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PostSubject: Re: All Things Are Nothing To Me!   Wed Sep 17, 2008 11:09 am

One becomes similar to Ayn Rand? That's bad enough, IMO.
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