Wendell Hoenir's Articles


Evolutionary Theory and the Global Warming Hypothesis: A World (of Evidence) Apart

March 18, 2010

A recent story in the New York Times draws attention to recent legislative attempts by creationists to force public schools to “teach the controversy” between evolution and creationism, and between the man-made global warming hypothesis and criticisms of it. Two recent developments have pushed the creationists to draw parallels between. . . Continue »

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Force versus Egoism and Happiness: Response to Will Wilkinson on Ayn Rand

January 25, 2010

Commenting on the recent revival of interest in Ayn Rand, libertarian blogger Will Wilkinson recently asserted that while “Rand’s emphasis on the role of individual rights in generating creativity and entrepreneurial effort remains enlightening,” her moral justification for individual rights fails. Wilkinson, himself a former Ayn Rand enthusiast who became. . . Continue »