Objectivism vs. Altruism

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.

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… Read More Leftist Terrorists Attack Yaron Brook and Sargon of Akkad in UK

Jordan Peterson vs. Ayn Rand

Jordan Peterson has done some great work on refuting and challenging postmodernism and the poliitcal Left. However, he has made criticisms of Ayn Rand and his overall philosophy is sloppy despite being a professional.

Sorry, Ayn Rand, it was David Hume, not Immanuel Kant

A major topic that Ayn Rand brought up and has been repeated often by Objectivists is that German philosopher Immanuel Kant is the man soley responsible for the damage done to Western philosophy. Consequently, it is assumed that Kant’s influence has resulted in the creation of terrible ideas such as Marxism and its nasty stepchild… Read More Sorry, Ayn Rand, it was David Hume, not Immanuel Kant