Webcast Q&A: Sunday, 26 December 2010, Question 2
In the live broadcast of Philosophy in Action Radio on 26 December 2010, I answered a question on celebrating Festivus.
Would you recommend your fellow Objectivists to celebrate Festivus? If so, how should we celebrate it?
My Answer, In Brief: It's just as wrong to be contrarian as to be conformist. Instead, use rituals and holidays to reflect your values.
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