In order to best understand the world we live in it is crucial to think in terms of fundamentals and to be philosophically aware. One must have a basic knowledge of philosophy and preferably of Ayn Rand's philosophy Objectivism. When the full context is held in mind its clear that there is no great awakening happening, … [Read more...] about Ep 157 A Brief History of Deception – and the context in which to see it
Morality may seem a dull and uninteresting concept, but the reason it interests me is this. Humans do not have automatic knowledge. We need a code of values to guide our behaviour and choices if we wish to live successful and happy lives. Which particular moral code is followed, therefore, is of paramount importance … [Read more...] about Ep 64 – Mainstream morality opposes human flourishing
Almost everyone thinks philosophy is boring and irrelevant, possibly of intellectual interest to people who have nothing practical to do with their lives. But is this just another myth to deflect us from the truth? Can a real jewel be so smeared that it passes unnoticed? Many people are enslaved to its power without … [Read more...] about Who Needs Philosophy? YOU DO!
The ideas and Philosophy of Ayn Rand are very useful tools to quickly cut through myths and find the truth. Understanding that contradictions cannot exist in reality and therefore when we find one we know that some conclusion is wrong. Also, learning to make sure we integrate all the information in our minds into one … [Read more...] about Exploding myths using the ideas of Ayn Rand – with Yaron Brook
Objectivism gives you clear unambiguous answers to the essential questions of life. What is the nature of reality? What is real and what is not? How can I know what is true? What should I do? How should I act? To answer questions such as these we need philosophy. In this episode of 'Living outside the Matrix', … [Read more...] about The Philosophy of Objectivism with Dr David Kelley