Jon Hersey's Articles
Bernie Sanders and AOC Release Plan to End Thanksgiving
As Americans stock up on french-fried onions and cranberry sauce, Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announce the latest addition to the Green New Deal.
The Plato Cult and Other Philosophical Follies by David Stove
As Ayn Rand wrote, “To laugh at the contemptible, is a virtue.” With the wit of a Mark Twain and the jaundiced eye of a Richard Mitchell, David Stove practiced this virtue diligently and thus did philosophy a tremendous service.
Greta Thunberg Should Be Angry—and So Should You
Not only are eco-alarmists destroying the lives of children, but they are unashamedly using them as fodder to attack human flourishing and the freedom that makes it possible.
Life-Enhancing Ideas from Alex Epstein’s Human Flourishing Project
Alex Epstein’s Human Flourishing Project is loaded with life-enhancing ideas. Here’s a resource, which I’ll continually update, to help you retain and implement them.
Obscure Manuscript Further Reveals John Locke’s Intellectual Honesty
Locke’s intellectual honesty was the root of all of his achievements—and it’s on display in his newly uncovered “Reasons for Tolerateing Papists.”
‘Awesome without Allah’: Helping Muslims Leave Islam
Ditching Islam is a necessary step toward a truly human life for millions of Muslims all over the world, and Ex-Muslims of North America is helping many to take that step.
Supporters of Freedom and Flourishing, Thank You!
TOS-Con 2019 was a truly extraordinary growth experience for me, and from what I’ve heard, for many others. Thank you to all who attended and who made it possible. I look forward to seeing you at TOS-Con 2020!
The Man Who Electrified Music
Though he never sought the spotlight nor learned to play guitar, Leo Fender’s creations, including the Telecaster, Precision Bass, and Stratocaster, opened the door for countless young players—and for a revolution in music.
FEEcon 2019: Sprouting Optimism, Growing Liberty
The intelligence, passion for ideas, and interest in moral foundations demonstrated by FEEcon speakers and attendees give lovers of liberty reason for optimism.
Deriving More Joy from One of Life’s Richest Sources
Thanks to relationship scientists, we have more tools than ever to wring ever more joy from one of life’s richest sources: romantic love.