In Memoriam: Freeman Dyson (1923 – 2020)

British-born and renowned physicist Freeman Dyson passed away yesterday at 96 years old. The majority of his career was spent teaching at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. He not only spoke about the dangers of nuclear weapons but was enthusiastic about space and a futurist, in which his famous Dyson Sphere…

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:…