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Thursday, October 04, 2007
Greetings,In case you are unaware of us, I’d like to introduce you to The Undercurrent. The Undercurrent is an Objectivist student publication mainly intended to be distributed on universities campuses to make more students aware of Ayn Rand. Non-students also distribute our paper, and other good places to distribute are coffee shops (some Starbucks have bulletin boards), bookstores (some have areas for free publications), gyms, and other places.For more information, please visit our website, http://the-undercurrent.com/We are now taking orders for our upcoming issue. To order, please go to this link:http://the-undercurrent.com/?s=distribute or visit our site and click “distribute”.Articles in the upcoming issue will include:*an article arguing that the War in Iraq is not, though it should be,guided by the goal of self-defense.*an article arguing that medicine is not an entitlement, but acommodity that should be bought and sold like any other good.*an article arguing that people put too much weight on statisticalsurveys as a guide for action.*an article discussing and defending the value of corporations*an article discussing the clash between religion and rational thought*Two Ayn Rand Institute Op-Eds still to be selectedWe will also list your campus club’s or community group’s event or contact info on our calendar. The service is free, just enter information by clicking the "calendar" link on our site, or by clicking http://www.the-undercurrent.com/?s=calendarPlease contact us if you wish to write an article in the future and consider joining our email list.Distributing The Undercurrent is not a major time commitment. All you need to do is take a few minutes once or twice a week to drop off the paper at a campus newsstand or coffee shop. If cost is an issue, let us know and we will work with you to find a sponsor in your area to pay for your copies.Please also consider:(1) Adding our site to your blogroll.(2) Announcing that we are taking orders for our new issue.(3) Blogging your thoughts about The Undercurrent, positive or negative. If you feel strongly about the value of the Undercurrent, encourage your readers to get involved with the paper, whether as distributors, officers, or donors.We also suspect that there are Objectivists who do not think that the Undercurrent is an effective tool for promoting Objectivism. If so, we’d like to hear why. Does it have something to do with TU’s content in particular? Is it more a general issue of the effectiveness of a campus paper as a medium for spreading Objectivism? Or is it the whole activity of campus activism in general that these Objectivists view as ineffective? Whether or not you personally hold any of these views, by starting a discussion on this issue, you can help bring out such arguments, and help us figure out the best possible way to promote Objectivism on college campuses.(4) Even if you do not have the time or inclination to blog about the Undercurrent, send us a quick private email of your overall impression of our efforts. Are you generally impressed, indifferent, too busy to notice, or disappointed? We are very open to criticism, and sincerely want to hear your thoughts. Private emails can be sent to mail(AT)the-undercurrent.comThank you very much,EricThe UndercurrentDistribution Officer
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