facebook pixel
New Ideal - Reason | Individualism | Capitalism
Lines of cars to get vaccine

The Unscientific, Un-American Ethics of Vaccine Distribution

In this episode, Ben Bayer reads aloud his article, “The Unscientific, Un-American Ethics of Vaccine Distribution.” In that essay, he argues that it’s absurd to treat philosophers’ “intuitions” as standards for government distribution of the Covid vaccine. Bayer’s article was originally published in New Ideal, the Ayn Rand Institute’s journal, on April 14, 2021.


If you value the ideas presented here, please become an ARI Member today.

Do you have a comment or question?

The Editors

The senior editors of New Ideal are Onkar Ghate, Elan Journo and Keith Lockitch.

Updates from New Ideal

Book Image  

Listen to New Ideal Live!

New Ideal Live is the podcast that explores pressing cultural issues from the perspective of Ayn Rand’s philosophy, Objectivism, which upholds the ideals of reason, individualism, and capitalism.

Subscribe here.

Ayn Rand University App

Explore unique philosophical content that challenges conventional views — in courses you can take on the go.

Available on Google Play and
the App Store.

Welcome to New Ideal!

If you like what you’re reading, be sure to subscribe to our weekly newsletter! You’ll also receive a FREE copy of our book, Illuminating Ayn Rand.