Leftist Terrorists Attack Yaron Brook and Sargon of Akkad in UK

Since the election of Donald Trump, the attitude of Ayn Rand Institute intellectuals toward the present day culture and the President has been surreal. Not only have they surrendered or downplay key aspects of Objectivism’s morality, ARI has also decided to treat certain political positions, like immigration, as intrinsic. Instead of Objectivism being a philosophy…

#MOGA – Make Objectivism Great Again!

Sadly, with the election of Donald Trump, many high profile Objectivist scholars and intellectuals with the Ayn Rand Institute have swerved to the Left in their politics and ideology. The below video goes into the split among them and reveals not only the intrinsic rationalizations being made now for policies, such as open immigration, but…

Vaccination: An Essentialized History of an Essential Technology

Amesh Adalja, M.D., discusses the history of vaccination with special attention to the heroic figures who developed this technology. Particular consideration is given to the chain of reasoning leading to the first vaccine, as well as how the germ theory of disease led to a plethora of vaccines that allowed humans to experience a rapid…

Why GMO’s are good

Despite the perception that organic and non-GMO foods are the healthy option for you and your family, the truth is that the technology of genetic engineering has been improving the food we eat—making it safer, more nutritious and plentiful—for more than twenty years. As the public continues to be misinformed by activists and environmental groups,…

Global warming and environmentalism by the numbers

During 2009, The Heartland Institute held its Second International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-2). In this talk, Ayn Rand Institute Executive Director Dr. Yaron Brook, who has a Phd in finance, looks at the global warming issue and the environmentalist movement from an investor and environmentalist point of view and why people still support them.