Capitalism in One Lesson

Capitalism in One Lesson

My new essay on capitalism is titled “Capitalism Is the Only Practical System Because It Is the Only Moral System.” It shows in terms of history, economics, morality, and underlying philosophy that, how, and why capitalism is the political-economic system...
Course: How to Get More out of Great Movies, Take 2

Course: How to Get More out of Great Movies, Take 2

Enhance your ability to assess and enjoy films by sharpening your skills in analyzing characters, plot, and acting. 9 hours total | 6 sessions, beginning February 29, 2024 Soul-fueling films have been produced in all genres and eras of movie-making, but many of the...
Happy Rand’s Day

Happy Rand’s Day

Happy Rand’s Day! It is the 119th anniversary of the birth of Ayn Rand, the greatest novelist in world literature, the second most outstanding philosopher after Aristotle, and the leading modern figure in the fight for a culture of reason and a politics of...

Evil: An Inquiry Into the Nature of Iniquity

It is a new year. It is finally time for me to turn to the project I have long promised: to write a book on the nature of evil. Given the catastrophic destruction wrought by evil men both historically and currently, it is astonishing how little has been written on...

Students for Liberty Lectures

The philosophic education of mega-bright Students For Liberty kids all over the world continues. Today, via Zoom, I lectured on Hume and Kant. In three weeks, live in DC, I will speak to them regarding Hegel, Marx, the Post-Modernists, and Ayn Rand. I will give a...

The Demise of Harvard

On behalf of the Ayn Rand Institute, I lectured at Harvard University eight or nine times (I can’t remember the exact number) in the 1990s and early 2000s. The topics varied from “Rational Egoism in The Fountainhead” to “The Mind as Hero in Atlas Shrugged” to lectures...