Ayn Rand held that self-esteem is not simply desirable, but an essential value in human life. It is no less important, no less necessary, than food and physical health. And on her view it is something within your direct. . .
For anyone curious to learn what Ayn Rand was really like, one invaluable resource is her personal correspondence. Beginning with the publication of Letters of Ayn Rand in 1995, readers have had an opportunity to see. . .
Failing to Confront Islamic Totalitarianism (ARI Press, 2016) showcases the Ayn Rand Institute’s distinctive analysis of what went wrong in the American response to the jihadist menace after 9/11. From the outset we. . .
Yaron Brook, chairman of the board of the Ayn Rand Institute, engaged in a spirited and fast-moving conversation with prominent conservative commentator Ben Shapiro on Shapiro’s Sunday Special web series on August 25. . .
“Books, essays, articles are [an intellectual] movement’s permanent fuel,” Ayn Rand wrote in 1972. “Such texts,” says Onkar Ghate, chief philosophy officer and senior fellow at the Ayn Rand Institute, “are generated by. . .