The Great Man Theory of History

Do specific geniuses or “great men” drive forward the events of history?   Is profound impact on social history the criterion of such great men or heroes? This idea, known as “the great man theory of history,” was extensively argued during the...

Further Truths About Climate Change

                       Further Truths About Climate Change                                                                Andrew Bernstein   Introduction In 2017, I published an essay, “The Truth About Climate Change,” showing the evidence that climate...
A Tribute to Carl Barney

A Tribute to Carl Barney

I wrote a book about the nature of heroism.  I know a hero when I see one.  Carl Barney is a hero. Full disclosures:  Carl has been a friend for thirty years; he funded the Ayn Rand Institute, which hired me to perform multiple intellectual tasks; he helps fund the...
The Truth About Climate Change

The Truth About Climate Change

Introduction Climate change is real and persistent. Even a brief study of the recent past illustrates this, but it becomes all the more certain when one broadens the scope to take in the vast sweep of geologic time. Is nature’s inherent dynamism responsible for the...