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He won't join any club that would have him as a member.
[I sent a copy of this letter to all my congressional representatives.] Dear Senator/Representative: As an American citizen with Jewish ancestry, I’m writing to oppose the Israel Anti-Boycott Act now being considered by Congress. I’m asking you not to co-sponsor this bill and to vote against it if it comes up. As written, this bill [Read More...]
It feels good to close the loop.
It's about time to introduce some diversity to another classic series.
Rand skips over what could've been a genuine and realistic obstacle for her hero to face.
The GOP's newfound hatred for higher education is the culmination of a trend that's been in progress for decades.
If this doesn't represent progress, it's at least the precondition for all future progress to be made.
Serves you right for taking a chance on hiring me.
This story will no doubt be of immense interest to future historians analyzing how America lost its way, but it's no help to any of us in the present.
Why does religious doubt correlate with everything that's associated with greater intelligence?
The author has no interest in explaining why her characters are the way they are.
The story goes that the renowned physicist Richard Feynman was once asked to summarize the most important finding of modern science in a single sentence. Feynman replied, “The universe is made of atoms.” Although there are many other scientific discoveries that are arguably of equal importance, Feynman’s choice makes a lot of sense. The discovery [Read More...]
I usually don’t think it’s worth beating up on the purveyors of popular evangelical feel-goodism, for the same reason I don’t get in boxing matches with life-size Jell-O sculptures. But I had to make an exception for this tweet from human tooth-whitening strip Joel Osteen: The facts may tell you one thing. But, God is [Read More...]
I’m going on vacation for the July 4 holiday, so I’m planning to run some reposts this week. There will be a new Fountainhead post on Friday, because I love you all that much. In the meantime, here are some amusing stories: • First up, please enjoy meeting Skylar Ittner, a young more-Catholic-than-the-Pope ultra-fundamentalist. His [Read More...]
She am hold opposite opinions of real Objectivist!
Maybe dreaming of saving the world is too grand an ambition.
If we're just replicating the tribal behavior we decry when religious believers engage in it, then the atheist movement is worthless.
A particularly stark example of how Ayn Rand's political views changed over time.
The Southern Baptist Convention has scarcely begun to reckon with its ugly history.
When does compassion take us further from a better world?