Leonard Peikoff: “I’m voting for Trump!”

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 on his interactions with Ayn Rand and why he decided to become an Objectivist including discussing his latest project. Toward the … Continue reading Leonard Peikoff: “I’m voting for Trump!”

The Ayn Rand Institute is Dead

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 … Continue reading The Ayn Rand Institute is Dead

Brazil Among Top Four Deadliest Countries for Environmentalists

A very sobering report was issued by the Non-Governmental Organization Global Witness on Tuesday. According to The Rio Times, Brazil is in the top four countries where environmentalists are likely to be killed in which the Philippines holds the highest number of deaths. Colombia and Guatemala also made the list. It is sobering and, simultaneously, … Continue reading Brazil Among Top Four Deadliest Countries for Environmentalists

Apollo and Dionysus

During 1972, Ayn Rand delivered a lecture at Boston’s Ford Hall Forum. In her lecture, she contrasts two major events from that summer’s news: the Apollo 11 moon landing and the Woodstock music festival. Using the symbolism and meaning of the Greek gods Apollo and Dionysus, Ms. Rand outlines the fundamental conflict of our age: … Continue reading Apollo and Dionysus

The Moral Bankruptcy of the Ayn Rand Institute’s Defense of “Big Tech”

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. … Continue reading The Moral Bankruptcy of the Ayn Rand Institute’s Defense of “Big Tech”

The Moral Basis of Capitalism

With Socialist ideas getting such wide coverage and with the events in London to disrupt commerce in the city, capitalism needs defending now more than ever. In this video, author and philosopher Dr. Andrew Bernstein makes a very good moral case for capitalism. The creator's concern is the conquest of nature. The parasite's concern is … Continue reading The Moral Basis of Capitalism

“To All Innocent Fifth Columnists”

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. … Continue reading “To All Innocent Fifth Columnists”

A Former Anarchist Explains the ‘Rise Of Violence On the Left’

Tucker Carlson talks with former anarchist Conor Barnes about an essay he wrote about his experiences and what attracts young people to radicalized groups. There are many radical groups on the Left, especially in the environmentalist movement. Two examples are EarthFirst!, Direct Action Everywhere and deep Green Radicals. Note Conor Barnes's pointing out there is … Continue reading A Former Anarchist Explains the ‘Rise Of Violence On the Left’

Environmentalist Philosopher Hopes For Human Extinction

In the years following the publication of her novel Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand was sneered at because she had to gall to assert that collectivist enemies of reason and individualism (like environmentalists) worshiped death and hated human life. There have been many instances of environmentalists and philosophers who have supported her statement. The most recent … Continue reading Environmentalist Philosopher Hopes For Human Extinction

Mark Levin Interviews Patrick Michaels

Radio and television talk show host Mark Levin interviewed climatologist and Cato Institute environmental studies senior fellow Dr. Patrick Michaels about climate change and climate science. During the interview, Michaels points out the reasons that some environmental scientists he knew used the greenhouse effect resulting from fossil fuel use to try to make the case … Continue reading Mark Levin Interviews Patrick Michaels