A Life-Enhancing Lesson from Dickens’s Christmas Carol
By revealing the spiritual poverty of the materially wealthy Scrooge, A Christmas Carol shows that spiritual values are vital to a meaningful life.
The Moral Courage of Rosa Parks
By refusing to give in to injustice, Parks sparked not only the Montgomery bus boycott but the American Civil Rights movement as such, which would go on to topple the legal support of racial discrimination in the United States.
Ayn Rand’s Method for Slaying Monsters
We can’t rely on garlic, decapitation, or sunlight to repel the noxious creatures that we do inevitably encounter in life. In order to fortify ourselves against evil, we have to understand it.
Today Is the Last Day to Vote for Atlas Shrugged in “The Great American Read” Contest
Today is the last day to vote for your favorite novel in PBS’s “Great American Read” contest. Fans of Ayn Rand will be happy to see that Atlas Shrugged is included in the list.
Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? by Frans de Waal
In Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?, Dutch-American primatologist Frans de Waal brings history, philosophy, and science to bear on this pregnant question.
Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks by Ben Goldacre
Goldacre outs many of the most heinous sources of misleading health-related claims and provides tools to understand and evaluate them.
The Human Flourishing Project Podcast: Incredible Value for ‘Students of Life’
Despite the fact that more knowledge exists today than at any other point in history, “Human beings lack reliable access to the knowledge they need to flourish.” Alex Epstein is working to fix this problem.
Nikki Haley: Confronting Murderous Regimes and Their Accomplice, the UN
Haley explained, with admirable clarity, that associating with murderous regimes only strengthens them, which illuminates the moral imperative for the U.S. to sever all ties with the UN.
Judge Leon Heroically Sets Rational Precedent on Antitrust
Judge Leon’s forceful, reality-oriented knockdown of the DOJ’s most recent bogus case deserves applause.