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  • albatross, #781: I think you've just done a good job of defining "randroid" in a negative-space way: someone who does not modify their Objectivist views based on experience and evidence, but continues to argue that Socialist medicine will inevitably lead to disaster, the governments cannot do anything well, and that the private sector can always do a better job.

    Making Light: Open thread 134

  • Firstly, the randroid - incapable of independent thought, parrots lines from Rand and other similar thinkers and thinks that wins them the discussion.

    Making Light: Open thread 134

  • Randroid to conservative, randroid to screaming liberal, yes.

    Making Light: Open thread 134

  • Abi #749 - I know your joking, surely, but I've never come across anyone moving from randroid to marxist.

    Making Light: Open thread 134

  • Self-righteous dogmatic ideology, justifying selfishness with bullshit randroid rhetoric.

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  • I am not Ayn Rand. But as one who agrees with a good portion of what she said, mustn't I claim this title? I think the android connection comes from the perceived unemotional mindset of objectivism.

    February 21, 2007

  • Ayn Rand, I believe.

    February 21, 2007

  • Again, I miss the sarcasm. Am I dense? Or just a (r)android?

    February 21, 2007

  • You, uselessness? I can't see it.

    February 21, 2007

  • I fear this word describes me. Hardly flattering.

    February 21, 2007

  • See also randian and randanista.

    February 21, 2007