In a recent piece for The Asheboro Courier-Tribune, College of Charleston student, KimberMarie Faircloth asks the question: “What is truth?” In a move that is no longer surprising in the so-called post-truth world we inhabit, Faircloth declares truth to be subjective: “Your truth is not
Free speech is absolutely essential for a free society, yet it’s constantly under attack today. There are three segments of society in particular that are behind the attacks: Intellectuals, government and students.
Hill recounts a story familiar to many of us at The Undercurrent: how, as a young man, he first discovered the writings of Ayn Rand, author of The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged. But Hill’s story is one of the more dramatic versions of this story
Best-selling author and Fellow at the Ayn Rand Institute, Don Watkins, will debate UW-Madison political scientist, Howard Schweber, on the morality of the welfare state.
Try as we may, we cannot abandon the necessity of judgment . . . The most we can do is pretend that we do not need to judge, and abdicate the responsibility of forming judgments rationally, abandoning our judgment to chance and whim.
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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
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.
In his viral blog piece “Marriage Isn’t For You,” Seth Adam Smith proposes that the best kind of love is selfless. When he began to doubt whether he should marry his girlfriend of many years, Smith consulted his father, who offered the following advice: “Seth, you’re
Dr. Onkar Ghate's lecture explores how Rand challenges us to radically reconsider our beliefs about right and wrong.
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.