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As far as the issue of actual pollution is concerned, it is primarily a scientific, not a political, problem. In regard to the political problem involved: if a man creates a physical danger or a harm to others, which extends beyond the line of his own property, such as unsanitary conditions or even loud noise, and if this is proved, the law can and does hold him responsible. If the condition is collective, such as in an overcrowded city, appropriate and objective laws can be defined, protecting the rights of all those involved - as was done in the case of oil rights, air-space rights, etc. But such laws cannot demand the impossible, must not be aimed at a single scapegoat, i.e., the industrialists, and must take into consideration the whole context of the problem, i.e., the absolute necessity of the continued existence of industry - if the preservation of human life is the standard.

    -- Ayn Rand, "The Left: Old And New," The New Left: The Anti-Industrial Revolution


 

 

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Philosophy

* Aristotle
* Ethan Allen - Reason: The Only Oracle Of Man
* The Works of John Locke

Politics

* Thomas Paine
* Thomas Jefferson
* Patrick Henry: "Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death"
* The Federalist Papers
* Abraham Lincoln

Historical Documents

* Magna Carta - the first charter of English Liberty (1215)
* Declaration of Rights by Congress (1765)
* Declaration of Rights by Congress (1774)
* The Declaration of Independence of the United States of America
* The Articles of Confederation
* The Constitution of the United States of America
* The Virginia Resolution against the Alien and Sedition Acts (1798)
* The Kentucky Resolution against the Alien and Sedition Acts (1799)

Modern-Day Works

* Health Care Is Not A Right - Dr. Leonard Peikoff

Opinion

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* Publius

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