February 15, 2019

An unexpectedly pro-social-justice message to find in Ayn Rand. Read more

February 13, 2019

I don’t think the New Atheist critique of religion was wrong or unnecessary or mean-spirited, but I deplore the baggage that came along for the ride. Read more

February 11, 2019

I suppose there’s little hope of halting this born-again bandwagon. But I have subversive thoughts about the Law of Unintended Consequences. Read more

February 8, 2019

Why is it that a socialist bad guy can sway public opinion but an Objectivist Hero can’t? Read more

February 6, 2019

In ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods, vigilante mobs have replaced the law, and police and politicians stand by and let it happen. Read more

February 4, 2019

It’s so absurd that it couldn’t possibly happen – but it happens almost every day. Read more

February 1, 2019

Howard Roark’s real-life inspiration disproves the idea that aesthetics and philosophy always match. Read more

January 30, 2019

We can’t possibly help everyone in need. Who has the better claim on our compassion? Read more

January 28, 2019

By James A. Haught Most Americans remember the historic 1993 siege of the Branch Davidian cult compound at Waco, Texas, which left eighty cultists and four federal officers dead. But did you know that the story actually began 150 years ago with a famous fiasco? Since watching weird religion is my hobby, I’ll tell you the tale: In the 1830s, a New England Baptist preacher, William Miller, computed from obscure prophecies in the Book of Daniel that Jesus would return… Read more

January 25, 2019

As Yogi Berra might have said, “Nobody wants to rent there anymore – it’s too expensive.” Read more

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