Ayn Rand & Objectivism, History, Philosophy, Politics & Rights
The Prometheus Connection, America’s Original Spirit: Rise, Demise, Recovery by Kevin Osborne
Alex Bleier November 7, 2019
In the tradition of Ayn Rand’s essay “For the New Intellectual,” Osborne explains that knowing the history of how we got where we are today can teach us what we need to do to reestablish America’s original spirit—and the freedoms that flow from it.
History, Philosophy, Reviews
The Plato Cult and Other Philosophical Follies by David Stove
Jon Hersey October 9, 2019
As Ayn Rand wrote, “To laugh at the contemptible, is a virtue.” With the wit of a Mark Twain and the jaundiced eye of a Richard Mitchell, David Stove practiced this virtue diligently and thus did philosophy a tremendous service.
Good Living, Philosophy
Life-Enhancing Ideas from Alex Epstein’s Human Flourishing Project
Jon Hersey September 17, 2019
Alex Epstein’s Human Flourishing Project is loaded with life-enhancing ideas. Here’s a resource, which I'll continually update, to help you retain and implement them.
History, Philosophy, Politics & Rights
Obscure Manuscript Further Reveals John Locke’s Intellectual Honesty
Jon Hersey September 11, 2019
Locke’s intellectual honesty was the root of all of his achievements—and it’s on display in his newly uncovered “Reasons for Tolerateing Papists.”
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.
Announcements, Ayn Rand & Objectivism, Philosophy
TOS-Con Video: “Intellectual Independence: Your Basic Means of Thriving”
Craig Biddle August 16, 2019
On the nature of intellectual independence, how it differs from independent thinking, and how to cultivate it so you can love your life to the fullest.
Ayn Rand & Objectivism, Philosophy
The Argument from Intimidation: A Confession of Intellectual Impotence
Craig Biddle June 20, 2019
People who use this method do so because “they have no arguments, no evidence, no proof, no reason, no ground to stand on.” —Ayn Rand