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Seize the Reins of Your Mind: An Interview with Onkar Ghate

Dr. Onkar Ghate is a senior fellow and the Chief Content Officer at the Ayn Rand Institute. He has written and lectured extensively on philosophy and serves as Dean for the Institute’s Objectivist Academic Center. Sydney Hoff and Jen Minjarez of STRIVE had the privilege of interviewing Dr. Ghate on his upcoming talk at the 2016 […]

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“Check Your Privilege” Insults Your Intellectual Autonomy

We should reject racism and sexism because their most basic premises deny human intellectual autonomy. Both see individual human beings as slaves of their genetics and environment. The privilege checkers who say we cannot help but see the world through the filter of our privilege share this premise. It is the most crucial premise to check—and reject.