The Anti-Rand Institute hosted a Zoom call to commemorate Dr. Leonard Peikoff‘s birthday. As it turns out, Dr. Peikoff joined the call, expressed appreciation for the event and gave a very moving, short talk. Dr. Peikoff discussed his interactions with Ayn Rand and why he decided to become an Objectivist including revealing his latest project.… Read More Leonard Peikoff: “I’m voting for Trump!”
The Obleftivist vampires at the Ayn Rand Institute have soaked the life blood out of what was a very good organization and ruined Objectivism as a philosophy. While yours truly has moved on to bigger and better things, the split in the Objectivist movement as outlined by Susan Hanson is indicative of the culture at… Read More The Ayn Rand Institute is Dead
Despite posting my condemnation of the Ayn Rand Institute a few years ago for their wretched tirades against President Donald Trump, and ARI’s de-facto alliance with the Left, it is necessary to condemn them once again. In light of recent events surrounding the activities of technology corporations (such as YouTube, Facebook, Google, and Paypal), a.k.a.… Read More The Moral Bankruptcy of the Ayn Rand Institute’s Defense of “Big Tech”
During 1940 or 1941, Ayn Rand wrote a hard-hitting open letter that was to be read by a conservative organization entitled To All Innocent Fifth Columinsts. In it she issued a warning to people about the scourge of collectivism that was consuming the United States in form of Fascism and Communism that would come later.… Read More “To All Innocent Fifth Columnists”
During January 1944, Ayn Rand wrote a short, but powerful essay that was published in Reader’s Digest entitled The Only Path To Tomorrow. In it she laid out the choice the free world had when it came to confronting the threat of Communism. Today, that threat is from it’s offshoot cousin the totalitarian Left. The… Read More “The Only Path To Tomorrow”
From Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead, Ellsworth Toohey explains the primary technique used by Leftists to wrestle power from the people. This line of thought is certainly the technique used by environmentalists in their attacks against fossil fuels.
This month marks the 75th anniversary of Ayn Rand’s novel The Fountainhead. The book has been translated into 29 languages and was Ayn Rand’s first major novel and first expression of her philosophy, Objectivism. To this day, The Fountainhead endures, as Ms. Rand put it, not to politics but to man’s soul and is a… Read More 75th Anniversary of “The Fountainhead”
Questioned by Mike Wallace, Ayn Rand explains her philosophy of objective reality and contrasts it with altruism (i.e. self-sacrifice). Environmentalism if not Leftist philosophy is all about sacrifice of the individual to the collective will (i.e. nature) or the state. Rand (rightly) rejected this explains why doing so is necessary to live.
One hundred thirteen years ago on February 2nd was the anniversary of the birth of philosopher and author Ayn Rand. Below is the speech The Fountainhead hero Howard Roarke delivered to a jury from the 1949 film. This is what America is all about. Man is not a means to an end but an end… Read More Ayn Rand: Individualism
October 10th of this year marked the 60th anniversary of the publication of Ayn Rand’s magnum opus Atlas Shrugged During 1979 Ayn Rand made an interview as a guest on the Phil Donahue Show that was broadcast from Madison Square Garden in New York City. Even though Donahue is a liberal, Ayn Rand like him… Read More Ayn Rand On The Phil Donahue Show