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The Morality of Self-Interest: Under the Surface Episode 4 (Final Episode)

  Under the Surface Episode 4: The Morality of Self-Interest from The Undercurrent on Vimeo. The Undercurrent is proud to announce the release of the final episode of the “Under The Surface” series. The series aims to present Objectivist ideas in a relatable manner to those students who are either unfamiliar with Ayn Rand’s philosophy, or […]

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Brave Innovators Deserve Freedom: The Moral Need for Immigration Reform

A moral economic system where people are free to immigrate, innovate and improve their own lives is also the kind of system where both immigrants and citizens benefit the most.

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We Should be Active-Minded, not “Open-Minded” about Political Controversies

Rather than lazily accepting someone else’s answers, we need to seek and find answers of our own. The answers might not be easy to find, but answers do exist.

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Of Zombies and Men: What the Apocalyptic Reveals about the Mainstream View of Wealth

Men are not zombies doomed to mindlessly consume their fellows. In a society where people are free to trade or not as they wish, all transfers of wealth are for mutual benefit.

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Pride is a Celebration of One’s Achievements, Not Association with a Group

If gay people want to achieve full liberation from prejudice and to truly defend the rights of homosexuals, they must abandon the notion of collective pride.

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“Rethinking Selfishness: Ayn Rand’s New Conception of Egoism,” a lecture by Dr. Onkar Ghate

Dr. Onkar Ghate’s lecture explores how Rand challenges us to radically reconsider our beliefs about right and wrong.

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Why Stand Up For Yourself?: Under the Surface Episode 3

Subjects interviewed discuss conflicts they have faced with parents, coworkers, and mentors, and the attitudes they developed to live through and rise above the conflict.

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What Gives Your Life Meaning?: Under the Surface Episode 2

Under the Surface Episode 1: What Gives Your Life Meaning? from The Undercurrent on Vimeo. The Undercurrent is happy to announce the release of its second video in our “Under The Surface” series. The series aims to present Objectivist ideas in a relatable manner to those students who are either unfamiliar with Ayn Rand’s philosophy, or who hold common misconceptions […]

Join Us for a Live Webcast from Stanford: Onkar Ghate on “Rethinking Selfishness,” October 24th

Dr. Onkar Ghate will deliver a lecture, “Rethinking Selfishness: Ayn Rand’s New Conception of Egoism,”

Announcing Our New Microsite and Campaign: “It’s Your Life. Own It.”

Our campaign this fall semester is geared toward promoting the morality of self-interest on campus. Visit our new microsite: www.itsyourlifeownit.org

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