Reading Time: 6 minutes A colossal work of art called City recently opened for viewing in Nevada. Over a mile long and a quarter-mile wide, taking 50 years to complete, this installation makes a huge splash even when seen from high overhead. It’s a statement that speaks to one of the most human things about us: our desire to […]
Commonwealth, III.II: Parable of the Baboons
Reading Time: 2 minutes Culture versus genes, and the proper place for aggression in a peaceful society.
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The Fountainhead: Nasty, Brutish and Short
Reading Time: 5 minutes Ayn Rand’s philosophy holds that having to interact with your fellow human beings is a grudging, unpleasant necessity.
The Fountainhead: Ontology of Villainy
Reading Time: 6 minutes Rand’s bad guys want to destroy the world for no reason at all.
The Fountainhead: For Their Own Good
Reading Time: 5 minutes Rand’s assertion that the vast majority of people will always hate and persecute Objectivist Heroes sits uneasily with her belief that it’s wrong to seek political power.
The Fountainhead: Green Space
Reading Time: 5 minutes Nature and wilderness aren’t just a waste of space.
The Fountainhead: Power Corrupts
Reading Time: 5 minutes But not according to The Fountainhead.
The Fountainhead: All You Need Is Love
Reading Time: 6 minutes Loving humanity means hating humans, and vice versa.
What It Means to Be a Real Man
Reading Time: 6 minutes A “real man” doesn’t think his masculinity is constantly in question or that he needs to prove it all over again in response to any challenge.