Any attempt to uphold “selflessness” as a moral standard guarantees the erosion of your self-esteem. . . . To attempt to live by a “selfless” moral code is to become, in effect, your own worst enemy.
Psychologically, some women hold themselves back by believing that they must play the role of “nurturer,” a moral ideal which is reinforced by . . . the baseless philosophical ideal of selflessness.
Under a system where government demands that it get what it pays for, the humanities will either become the propaganda mouthpieces for each and every administration’s political dogma or will otherwise be cut as universities seek to improve their figures.
Whether through directly commercial research or philanthropy funded by commerce, science is advanced best when individuals must use their minds to choose where to put their money, in hopes of funding the next big idea.
This weekend at Stanford University, twenty of the nation's top Objectivist student club leaders will unite for an intense day of leadership training to develop their skills as communicators of Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism.
Our new video series, “Under the Surface,” features inspiring individuals who have put themselves first and achieved noteable personal and professional successes as a consequence.
There have always been lazy students and unreflective parents, but there have not always been government standards and government money for education that provide perverse incentives that encourage consumers not to think.
We all ought to be thanking companies for providing such learning experiences to young citizens rather than forcing them to give even more.
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