Craig Biddle's Articles
Announcements, Ayn Rand & Objectivism, Politics & Rights
“Understanding Ayn Rand”: A Powerful PragerU Video
Craig Biddle March 26, 2021
PragerU posted a new five-minute video, titled “Understanding Ayn Rand,” and it instantly went viral. As of this writing, it has more than a million views.
From the Editor, Spring 2021
Craig Biddle February 26, 2021
Welcome to the Spring 2021 issue of The Objective Standard. Features include “Walter Williams: Intransigent Individualist,” by Aaron Briley, “Common Sense for Objectivists: Five Reasons for Fans of Ayn Rand to Study Thomas Reid,” by Jon Hersey, and more.
From the Editor, Winter 2020
Craig Biddle November 20, 2020
Welcome to the Winter 2020 issue of The Objective Standard. Features include “Reinventing Flight: An Interview with Blake Scholl,” interviewed by Jon Hersey; “Corporations and Political Corruption: The Curse of Cronyism and How to End It” by Michael Dahlen; “Ex-Muslims on the Front Lines in the Battle for Civil Society” by Faith Quintero, and more.
Carl Barney on the Ayn Rand Institute and Craig Biddle
Craig Biddle October 8, 2020
Carl Barney has laid out the facts regarding the failed rapprochement between TOS and ARI.
History, Philosophy, Politics & Rights
CJ Pearson Identifies a Cause of 9/11—but Not the Fundamental Cause
Craig Biddle September 11, 2020
The fundamental cause of the atrocity on 9/11 was acceptance of faith as a means of knowledge. This cause set all of the other, derivative causes in motion.
Why We Created Objective Standard Institute (OSI)
If people want to be happy and free, they need philosophic ideas that support these goals and provide guidance to achieve them. We created Objective Standard Institute to teach people about ideas that do.
TOS-Con 2020 and Coronavirus
Craig Biddle March 19, 2020
Hopefully, by the end of July, COVID-19 will be under control and substantially behind us. If so, three days of mind-sharpening, soul-fueling social interaction with other life-loving, liberty-loving people will be just what we all need.