Resources for understanding Objectivism, including books, essays, courses, lectures, interviews, organizations, and more.
Altruism has thwarted Republicans once again, showing that morality—not lobbying or economic arguments—controls government policy.
The lesson from Otto Warmbier’s case is the same lesson that America has failed to learn for decades: You do not negotiate with dictators, tyrants,… More »
Here are the questions we all should be asking in regard to the jihad against the West and our children.
Welcome to the Summer 2017 issue of The Objective Standard.
Although benevolence and generosity are not universally life-serving and thus are not moral virtues per se, they can be, and often are, profoundly selfish.
Poems on the theme of independence, by William Ernest Henley, Henry Lawson, Edgar Guest, Badger Clark, Ralph Chaplin, Dale Wimbrow, and Robert Burns.
This is the story of Captain James Cook, the greatest navigator and explorer of his age—and perhaps of all time.
Richard Salsman on President Trump’s first 100 days, Isaac Morehouse on work-life balance, Matheus Pacini’s Objetivismo Brasil, and more…
Ben Shapiro claims that all philosophic foundations are subjective, but, in action, he reaffirms the objectivity of some.
Addresses criticisms of “The Shapiro Principle” with questions about how best to encourage religious people to embrace reason and freedom.
The Shapiro Principle is the means to a mass movement that grounds rights, freedom, and capitalism in reason, observation, and logic.
Shows that under laissez-faire capitalism, the poor, disabled, and helpless would fare as well as is possible.
If liberating a bulldozer’s dharma nature and returning it to the Earth strikes you as crazy, you’re not using your reptilian cortex.
Shows why religion—or “supernatural” subjectivism—is significantly more subjective than secular subjectivism.