Alex Epstein discusses why Atlas Shrugged is so meaningful to businessmen.
Archive for July, 2009
53 min. The Sanction of the Victims
In Ayn Rand’s final public talk, delivered in 1981, she exhorts a group of businessmen to stop apologizing, and stop supporting anti-capitalist institutions: “It is a moral crime to give money to support ideas with which you disagree. It is a moral crime to give money to support your own destroyers.” See how the force of her ideas captivated an audience and drew a tumultuous response.
5 min. Government Hypocrisy
Yaron Brook shows how government is blaming the banking sector for a catastrophe that government itself created.
This is a lecture delivered by Yaron Brook on October 11, 2007, at the Universidad Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Atlas Shrugged. (Video hosted by Universidad Francisco Marroquin)
11 min. The Precautionary Principle
As a guest on The Thom Hartmann Program, Yaron Brook discusses government regulation of nanoparticles under the “precautionary principle.”
17 min. Leonard Peikoff Podcast #72
Topics in Leonard Peikoff’s latest podcast of philosophical Q&As include: the Greek view of man and the gods; cooperation with illegitimate government programs; and the nature of dictatorship.
20 min. Race & Politics: The President Wants HealthCare Reform, But the Media Wants A Feeding Frenzy
Yaron Brook participates in this discussion of president Obama’s health care proposals. (Pajamas TV interview; 20 min.)
From 1995 to 1999, Leonard Peikoff hosted a radio talk show. This is a recording of the premier broadcast of The Leonard Peikoff Show, from November 12, 1995. New recordings will be posted periodically.
2 min. Sacrifice
Yaron Brook discusses the difference between sacrifice and trade. Excerpted from the Q&A of the lecture “Capitalism without Guilt,” given at UC Davis on November 25, 2008.
16 min. Leonard Peikoff Podcast #71
In Leonard Peikoff’s latest podcast of philosophical Q&As, topics include: religion and socialism; saving money; and the ideological underpinnings of multiculturalism.