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”
Since the election of Donald Trump, the attitude of Anti-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 of… Read More Leftist Terrorists Attack Yaron Brook and Sargon of Akkad in UK
In case any of you weren’t aware, I am an Objectivist and have studied Ayn Rand’s philosophy for about eleven years. Objectivism has been of great value to me in many areas of my life and invaluable to my intellectual and personal growth. However, during last year’s Republican primary and upon the election of Donald… Read More Shame on the Ayn Rand Institute
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… Read More #MOGA – Make Objectivism Great Again!
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… Read More Vaccination: An Essentialized History of an Essential Technology
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,… Read More Why GMO’s are good
Recorded live at the Ayn Rand Institute, Irvine, CA October 8th, 2013 Moderator: Dr. Keith Lockitch Panelists: Joe Bast, Dr. Robert Carter, and Dr. S. Fred Singer.
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.