Clubhouse Chats

Robert Tracinski - What If The World Isn't Ending

November 30, 2021
This partial recording is from a live event on November 30, 2021. Join our Senior Fellow Robert Tracinski for a special discussion on "What If the World Isn't Ending?" as he emphasizes the need to recognize how much progress humans have actually made, and asks how we would look at political issues differently if we didn't think the world was about to end.

Robert Tracinski - Was Kant The Original "Woke" Philosopher?

November 23, 2021
Join our Senior Fellow Robert Tracinski for a special discussion on "Was Kant the First 'Woke' Philosopher?" as he traces the roots of Critical Race Theory back to the philosophy of Immanuel Kant.

Richard Salsman - Good News: Some Proper Profit Theory

November 18, 2021
Join our CEO Jennifer Grossman and our Senior Scholar and Professor of economics at Duke, Dr. Richard Salsman as he discusses the false views of profit and some promising new books that defend both the practicality and morality of profit.

Robert Tracinski - Ask Me Anything

November 16, 2021
Join CEO Jennifer Grossman and Senior Fellow Robert Tracinski for a special "Ask Me Anything" discussion where Tracinski will be fielding your questions on Objectivism, foreign policy, politics, culture, and music.

Jason Hill - Ask Me Anything

November 11, 2021
Join CEO Jennifer Grossman and Senior Scholar Dr. Jason Hill for a special "Ask Me Anything" discussion where Professor Hill will be fielding questions from the audience and choosing a few questions submitted every week by our 59,000 followers on Instagram.

Robert Tracinski - The Magical Realism of the Left

November 9, 2021
Join our Senior Fellow, Robert Tracinski for a discussion on "The Magical Realism of the Left," where he will explore how the left is talking themselves back into the idea that we can spend and regulate endlessly with no consequences.

Robert Tracinski - Objectivist Thoughts On The Election

November 2, 2021
Join our Senior Fellow Robert Tracinski for Objectivist Thoughts on Election Day and a discussion on "The Sister Doctrines" (a phrase borrowed from a prominent Jacksonian Democrat) about free markets and representative government and how both are the children of individualism.

David Kelly - Gratitude as an Objectivist Virtue

October 28, 2021
Join our founder, Dr. David Kelley for a discussion on "Gratitude as an Objectivist Virtue."

Robert Tracinski - The Case for Emotions

October 26, 2021
Join our Senior Fellow Robert Tracinski for his discussion “The Case for Emotions." While Objectivism focuses on the importance of reason vs. emotional arguments dominating public debate, Tracinski also explores what our emotions are and the vital role they play in our lives.

Robert Tracinski - Mindfulness: Reason as a Spiritual Discipline

October 19, 2021
Join CEO Jennifer Grossman and Senior Fellow Robert Tracinski for a discussion on "Mindfulness: Reason as a Spiritual Discipline," where he will go over the importance of reason, the difference between emotion and emotionalism, and the need for rationality as a spiritual discipline -- like "mindfulness" but without the yoga mats.

Jason Hill - Ask Me Anything

October 14, 2021
Join CEO Jennifer Grossman and Senior Scholar Dr. Jason Hill for a special "Ask Me Anything" discussion where Professor Hill will be fielding questions from the audience and choosing a few questions submitted every week by our 56,000 followers on Instagram.

Robert Tracinski - Read Plato to Own the Libs

October 12, 2021
Join CEO Jennifer Grossman and Senior Fellow Robert Tracinski for a discussion on "Read Plato to Own the Libs." According to Tracinski: "Our current 'culture war' doesn't actually have a lot of culture in it. A lot of it is people getting spun up by the latest social media Outrage of the Day. What we really need is to read Plato (and other philosophers) to 'own the libs.' The real battle is to keep our culture from becoming shallow and meaningless."
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