Good Living, Philosophy
Don’t Thank Producers for “Giving Back”—Just Thank Them for Producing and Giving
Jake Hanley November 28, 2017
When producers give to charities, they are not “giving back.” They are simply giving—and they should be thanked accordingly.
The Most Powerfully Life-Enhancing Conference of the Year
Craig Biddle November 11, 2017
You’re invited to The Objective Standard’s first annual summer conference—TOS-Con 2018: Philosophy for Freedom and Flourishing.
Craig Biddle Live: Principles, Precision, and Context
Craig Biddle November 8, 2017
This week’s episode of Craig Biddle Live will address the importance of precision in formulating principles and of context in applying them.
Philosophy, Politics & Rights
Letter to the Editor on “Libertarianism vs. Radical Capitalism”
TOS Admin October 29, 2017
“Your critique of libertarianism . . . is, by far, the most effective and persuasive critique of libertarianism that I’ve ever encountered.”
Arts & Culture, Philosophy
Nobel Prize Awarded to Kazuo Ishiguro—Kindred Spirit of Balph Eubank (from Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged)
Jon Hersey October 10, 2017
Ishiguro “uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world”—just like a villain from Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged.
Lt. Gen. Silveria’s Stand Against Racism, and His Unfortunate Paean to “Diversity”
Jon Hersey October 3, 2017
Lt. Gen. Silveria should be commended for standing up against racism, but his claim that the solution involves “diversity” is problematic at best.
Ayn Rand & Objectivism, Philosophy
Ben Shapiro Denies and Affirms the Law of Identity
Craig Biddle May 1, 2017
Ben Shapiro claims that all philosophic foundations are subjective, but, in action, he reaffirms the objectivity of some.