Jon Hersey's Articles
Arts & Culture, Philosophy
‘Awesome without Allah’: Helping Muslims Leave Islam
Jon Hersey September 5, 2019
Ditching Islam is a necessary step toward a truly human life for millions of Muslims all over the world, and Ex-Muslims of North America is helping many to take that step.
Biographies, History, Philosophy, Politics & Rights
John Locke: The Father of Liberalism
Jon Hersey August 21, 2019
Those who built America—the freest and most moral country on earth—stood on the shoulders of John Locke. We who fight for individual rights and freedom today stand on his shoulders, too.
Supporters of Freedom and Flourishing, Thank You!
Jon Hersey August 16, 2019
TOS-Con 2019 was a truly extraordinary growth experience for me, and from what I’ve heard, for many others. Thank you to all who attended and who made it possible. I look forward to seeing you at TOS-Con 2020!
Arts & Culture, History
The Man Who Electrified Music
Jon Hersey August 10, 2019
Though he never sought the spotlight nor learned to play guitar, Leo Fender’s creations, including the Telecaster, Precision Bass, and Stratocaster, opened the door for countless young players—and for a revolution in music.
Announcements, Ayn Rand & Objectivism, History, Politics & Rights
FEEcon 2019: Sprouting Optimism, Growing Liberty
Jon Hersey June 20, 2019
The intelligence, passion for ideas, and interest in moral foundations demonstrated by FEEcon speakers and attendees give lovers of liberty reason for optimism.
Good Living, Science & Technology
Deriving More Joy from One of Life’s Richest Sources
Jon Hersey June 5, 2019
Thanks to relationship scientists, we have more tools than ever to wring ever more joy from one of life’s richest sources: romantic love.
Philosophy, Politics & Rights
Liberating Public Lands
Jon Hersey May 21, 2019
Public lands are a drain on American citizens and a barrier to the production of life-serving values. If we want to stop wasting potential resources and, instead, use them to enrich our lives, we must privatize public lands.
Announcements, Education & Parenting
Craig and Sarah Biddle on Parenting, at TOS-Con 2019
Jon Hersey May 2, 2019
We want our children to live wonderful, happy lives. How can we help them to become independent thinkers and rational decision makers so they will?
Arts & Culture, Good Living
How Wine Appreciation Can Enrich Your Life: An Interview with Adam Edmonsond
Jon Hersey April 18, 2019
“Like other man-made products, wine is created to serve a specific set of purposes, and facts about the wine in relation to facts about man’s body determine whether the product can fulfill its purposes, and to what degree.” —Adam Edmonsond
Josh Umbehr on Direct Primary Care at TOS-Con 2019
Jon Hersey April 6, 2019
If you want to stop being fleeced for medical care and, instead, step into the future of medicine, don’t miss Dr. Umbehr’s illuminating discussion.