On Memorial Day, as we reflect upon America’s wars and the reasons we fought them, it is uncomfortably necessary to recall the agonizing struggle that was the war in Vietnam. “Everything is wrong about that hideous. . .
In commemoration of Memorial Day, I decided to reread Ayn Rand’s incisive essay “The Roots of War.” Here’s my short take on why hers is an important argument to consider, if we truly want to end war. On Memorial Day. . .
The title of Steven Pinker’s new book is a bold proclamation: Enlightenment Now. In the preface, he promises to show how Enlightenment values of reason, science, humanism, and progress are “stirring, inspiring, noble”. . .
Question: Some people say that Ayn Rand and her novels are devoid of humor. Is that true of The Fountainhead? Answer: “As Ayn Rand stated emphatically, humor does not play a major role in her novels nor in the lives of. . .
American popular culture is filled with pieces that gently mock, satirize and ridicule religion, especially Judeo-Christian beliefs. To cite but three instances, Stephen Colbert’s periodic Late Show conversations with. . .
Late last year, Donald Trump made history by announcing that the United States would formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. This hugely controversial step will be fulfilled in May, when the American. . .