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Fighting Words: Ayn Rand and the Military

November 12, 2018 Ayn Rand had no love for war.  In a journal entry from 1946 she recognized that war was the... Read more...

A Rand Inspired New Novel about Limited Government

November 09, 2018 As the midterm elections come and go, it is a good time to remember that Ayn Rand defended limited... Read more...

The Missing I and the Missing Link: Was Ayn Rand Right about Evolution?

November 05, 2018 Gorillas are social animals that live in groups to help them survive. Males protect females and... Read more...

Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged Places in the Top 20 on The Great American Read

November 01, 2018 PBS announced the results of The Great American Read on October 23, 2018. Out of 100 novels, fans... Read more...

Stop Saying "We": Why You Should Say "I" and "You" More at the Office

October 24, 2018 Stop Saying "We": Why You Should Say "I" and "You" More at the Office   If you... Read more...

Fiction Under the Influence: Ayn Rand’s Literary Legacy

October 19, 2018 Fiction Under the Influence: Ayn Rand’s Literary Legacy This is how it starts. You read We... Read more...

How The Left’s Death Wishes For Trump Invite Anarchy

September 11, 2018 It is one thing to grieve the election of a president many consider inappropriate to the... Read more...

Islamic Philosophy

September 10, 2018 “Islamic Philosophy: The Good, the Bad, and the Dangerous” is a two-part lecture about the... Read more...

What Irony Replaced: Henry James, Ayn Rand, and American Romanticism Part 6

August 20, 2018 Human Action - Part 6 Early in Atlas Shrugged, Dagny and her then-lover Hank Rearden,... Read more...

What Irony Replaced: Henry James, Ayn Rand, and American Romanticism Part 5

August 13, 2018 Part 5 - Human Passivity A second critical difference that sheds light on the divergent universes... Read more...

In Memory of Andrea Rich

August 07, 2018 Ayn Rand was not the only great “mother” of the modern liberty philosophy. Isabel Patterson and... Read more...

What Irony Replaced: Henry James, Ayn Rand, and American Romanticism Part 4

August 06, 2018 Part Four - Smart Money The Portrait of a Lady is considered the greatest novel by one... Read more...
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