Archive for the ‘Objectivism’ Category

David Henderson: in defense of Avatar

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

If you haven't seen Avatar yet, you should; the plot might be incredibly predictable and, actually, almost identical to that of Poul Anderson's novella Call Me Joe or Robert F. Young's novella To Fell a Tree, but what you get out of it is the best visual, graphical, cinematic experience ...

My anarchist conversion

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

Encountering some other anarcho-capitalists' web pages recently, like Roderick Long and Charles Johnson, got me to reminiscing about the single, specific thing that made me convert from Frederic Bastiat's minarchism to Rothbardian anarcho-capitalism. I don't know how many libertarians can identify a single experience or essay or moment that led ...

The impact of Atlas Shrugged

Saturday, January 19th, 2008

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Objectivists against Ron Paul

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

Stephan Kinsella has an excellent refutation of the Objectivist disapproval of Ron Paul as candidate for president—and, indeed, his entire philosophy in general. Kinsella says, It is clear that the primary objection of Objectivists to Paul is his foreign policy views and non-interventionism. The other criticisms do not seem to ...