The most horrendous threats to humanity have simply been too monstrously evil to be believed—at first.
We “medicalize morality.” We “medicalize crime.” It seems we even medicalize war crimes and genocide… But having observed the medicalizing of what used to be called “evil,” or “wicked,” psychiatry does not know how to respond.
When is a novel in the Romantic tradition “popular” and when is it “literary”?
Who could even imagine, now, a modern nation without recycling bins, recycling plants, and yoghurt containers made with recycled materials..
I wonder how many of you have waited, over the decades—with growing scorn for our academic..
Walter Donway’s romantic thriller O Human Child is an entertaining read with an end of summer theme. Jan and Victoria DeVries began what the
As Democratic presidential candidates debate their competing promises to voters, without the slightest reference to the concept of property
On Thursday, June 19, the subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee met to shape recommendations on payment of
The fearful blaze ravaging Notre Dame Cathedral came under initial control, this evening. Parisians then gathered on Cité Island in the Sein
It has taken more than two decades for Venezuela, once the wealthiest nation in Latin America, with a long tradition of independence and dem
For Ayn Rand, an argument was the distinctive human banner, the banner of reason and persuasion. Where brutes force, human beings argue, a
Ayn Rand delved into some of Objectivism’s most fundamental ideas—and their most poignant personal implications—in the essay she devoted to.
There was a time, when Ayn Rand’s new essays came out monthly and, as often as not, mentioned or enthusiastically recommended some writer
This week, the opposition forces in Venezuela are still in the streets, struggling with government forces, to protest last week’s lurch of..
I haven’t made up my mind about the debates regarding “nationalism,” conducted mostly in terms of epithets and denials, that have poisoned..
Ayn Rand permitted herself to write of Romanticism with a terrible yearning redeemed only by her fighting spirit. In the introduction to...
Reading about the Age of Faith, Age of Enlightenment, Age of Science—all eras in the history of the West—did you ever ask: what is our age..
For partisans on both sides of the nomination (and hard-fought confirmation) of Betsy DeVos, 59, of Michigan, as secretary of education...
I will celebrate Washington’s Birthday. That is still the official federal holiday—“President’s Day” and “Washington’s and Lincoln’s Day”..
What I call the “Not Our President Elite” (NOPE) believes that a frighteningly ignorant, bigoted, and distinctly inferior America—not the...
Today, I dropped by the office of my ophthalmologist. Although my eye glasses were broken, the first thing I asked the receptionist was...
Measurement often is the crucial step in understanding—and gaining control—of a complex phenomenon....
When government proposes to nationalize a major industry, it is a loudspeaker blaring the message that the country is abandoning the market
Saluting the philosopher who gave reason its foundational tool, Ayn Rand named the three sections of Atlas Shrugged after Aristotle’s axioms
On April 17, President Barrack Obama addressed Americans about rising prices of gasoline, now above $5.00 a gallon in parts of the country..
On March 8, the front page of the Wall Street Journal carried a weird story. It was weird because it involved what is arguably America’s...
At the Baghdad International Airport today United States military forces lowered the American flag, and, in a ceremony with a long tradition
In Barcelona's summer night..
August 14, 2009 -- I am told that today's system of medical care in the United States lets too many people "fall through the cracks.".....
What do we know about what makes creative genius possible? Can we say anything new about the awesome creative ability of an Aristotle...
Among the virtues we promote at The New Individualist are the courage, independence, integrity, and vision of creative producers in all walk
This is a collection of essays and reviews by an American sociologist who for some forty years has been slugging it out in academic journals
A half-century ago, when the American medical care system was largely free and voluntary, and people regularly called it “the world’s finest
I've reread Thorton Wilder's The Ides of March many times, always with the equivalent of a slight mental frown: Why do I like this book so
Description: Matthew Josephson’s 1934 best-seller, The Robber Barons, with its damning portraits of great industrialists and Marxist analysi
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