‘Shithole Countries,’ Moral Ambitiousness, and Economic Parallels
People who immigrate to America from shithole countries to pursue the American dream are precisely the kind of people whom Americans ought to welcome.
Contra Ben Shapiro, Rational Self-Interest Is Not Hedonism
Ben Shapiro suggests that rational self-interest is just another name for hedonism. But that makes no sense. Shapiro should (and likely does) know better.
Craig Biddle Live: Meaning and Morality in a Godless Universe
Religionists (and existentialists) claim that meaning and morality can’t exist in a godless, purposeless universe. They’re wrong. Here’s why.
‘It Was Time for Every Man to Stir’: Thomas Paine’s Common Sense
Even after the Battles of Lexington and Concord, many Americans held that the colonies would reconcile peacefully with Britain. Paine explained otherwise.
The U.S. Government Must Support the Iranian Protesters
Helping pro-freedom Iranian protesters to end the Islamic regime is likely the least costly and least risky means of protecting Americans from further harm by this enemy. The U.S. government has a moral and political responsibility to aid the protesters accordingly.
Craig Biddle Live: Why Anarchists Should Love Rights-Protecting Government
This week on CBL, I’ll discuss why anarchists ought to embrace rights-protecting government.
Carrie-Ann Biondi on Ayn Rand’s Enduring Appeal
In a world filled with charged rhetoric where increasing volume tends to turn people off, Biondi calmly and coherently explains key principles of Rand’s philosophy and controversies surrounding it.
On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction, Seventh Edition, by William Zinsser
William Zinsser’s On Writing Well is an outstanding guide for anyone who writes nonfiction. Whether you write emails or op-eds, family histories or scientific papers, reading and integrating Zinsser’s Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction is sure to prove of immense value.
Craig Biddle Live: Why Harangue People About Religion?
This week on Craig Biddle Live, I’ll address a question I’m frequently asked: “Why do you care whether people are religious?”