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Why the Prager-Shermer Debate Will Go Essentially Nowhere

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 02:00

Dennis Prager and Michael Shermer’s discussion about secular, objective morality is unlikely to make significant headway. Here’s why.

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The Muddy Waters of the Nolan Chart

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 03:01

In its aim to make room for “nuance,” the Nolan chart muddies political waters in myriad ways.

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Ron Chernow Gets “America at Her Best Is Hamiltonian”

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 06:23

During a Q&A, Ron Chernow, author of Alexander Hamilton, receives a copy of Richard Salsman’s “America at Her Best Is Hamiltonian.”

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Secular, Objective Morality: Look and See

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 16:35

Objective morality comes not from revelation, faith, or divine commandments—but from observation, logic, and the laws of nature.

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A Challenge to Dennis Prager about Secular Morality

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 23:07

Craig Biddle offers Dennis Prager $10,000 to debate whether secular objective morality exist—or whether objective morality depends on God.

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Richard M. Salsman’s The Political Economy of Public Debt Is Now Available

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 22:36

Richard M. Salsman’s book The Political Economy of Public Debt: Three Centuries of Theory and Evidence has been published and is available through Amazon.com.

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Adam Smith Institute’s Eamonn Butler Extols Ayn Rand

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 22:04

Three cheers to Dr. Butler and the Adam Smith Institute for writing and publishing an important article on Ayn Rand and her ideas.

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Dennis Prager’s Faith Meets Jihad in the Name of “God”

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 22:46

As Dennis Prager again insists that if there is no God, anything goes, another jihadist commits mass murder in the name of God. The irony…

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Ayn Rand Included on A-Level Curriculum in UK

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 16:14

The 2017 curriculum for A-Level Politics, taught in secondary and pre-university schools in the UK, will include Ayn Rand and her ideas.

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Enslaved by Altruism

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 07:22

Widespread outrage concerning the Ryan plan shows the extent to which Americans regard people’s needs as constituting rights.

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The Vital Function of the Left-Right Political Spectrum

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 21:22

Some advocates of capitalism dismiss the entire left-right political spectrum, saying that both left and right are statist and that capitalists should reject this spectrum and... More »

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Fri, 03/17/2017 - 20:25

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My Non-Sacrificial Donation of Stem Cells to Save a Life

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 15:51

College student Mark Coldren recounts his experience and reasons for donating stem cells to save the life of a man halfway around the globe.

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Bill Nye’s Golden Opportunity to Crush the Fossil Fuel Industry

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 21:20

For Bill Nye to beat Alex Epstein in a public debate about the morality of fossil fuels would be a huge coup for opponents of... More »

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Sat, 03/11/2017 - 15:05

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