“The Courage to Face a Lifetime”: On the Enduring Appeal of Ayn Rand’s Philosophy » IAI TV

Over thirty million copies of English-language editions of Ayn Rand’s books have been sold since the 1940s, with many more in dozens of other languages, and sales have not slowed down [1].  This article’s sub-title captures the heart of why her Continue reading “The Courage to Face a Lifetime”: On the Enduring Appeal of Ayn Rand’s Philosophy » IAI TV

Ayn Rand’s Theory of Rights: The Moral Foundation of a Free Society – The Objective Standard

What are rights? Where do they come from? One’s answers to these questions determine whether one is capable of defending a free society. If one does not know the nature and source of rights, one cannot know whether rights are Continue reading Ayn Rand’s Theory of Rights: The Moral Foundation of a Free Society – The Objective Standard

National Review Still Won’t Point Out Why Ayn Rand Is Wrong: Guilty Adolescent Enthusiasm

National Review once again attacks and tries to mock Ayn Rand and Objectivism. As usual, they—Kevin Williamson this time—don’t specify which principle(s) of Rand’s philosophy they oppose and why. Is it the principle that things are what they are and can act only in accordance with Continue reading National Review Still Won’t Point Out Why Ayn Rand Is Wrong: Guilty Adolescent Enthusiasm

Ayn Rand Institute: Universal basic income would ‘better’ than what we have now

Yaron Brook and a free market-supporting caller talked about universal basic income on this week’s episode of “The Yaron Brook Show.” Michael, a caller who identified himself as a free-market capitalist who has read Ayn Rand and Milton Friedman, wondered Continue reading Ayn Rand Institute: Universal basic income would ‘better’ than what we have now