Tag Archive for 'Objectivism'

News and Other Interesting Things

by Jason Stotts 1. Would the Candiru Fish Really Eat Your Genitals? We’ve all heard the stories of “that fish” in the amazon that can even swim up your stream of urine and lodge itself in your urethra. But, is it true? 2. Are You Guilty of “Virtue-Signaling?” Some people use moral outrage as a signal […]

Question: Pornography and Ayn Rand

by Jason Stotts I get a lot of interesting questions at Erosophia and I try to answer as many of them as I can. When I think the question and answer is particularly interesting, I usually publish an anonymized version of it.  This is one of those. Hi Jason. What is your basic advice on using […]

Ayn Rand’s Anthem to Play in New York

by Jason Stotts It’s no secret that Ayn Rand is one of my favorite authors and philosophers.  So, imagine my excitement when I found out that one of my favorite of her books is being made into a play!  Jeff Britting, who I first met  back in my interns days at ARI, has taken Anthem […]

News and Other Interesting Things

by Jason Stotts 1. Recently Prof. Jean-Denis Rouillon, from the University of Besançon,  was in the news for a recent study that seemed to indicate that bras make breasts saggier.  Apparently he’s pretty surprised by the media coverage and gave a more nuanced statement, suggesting that more research was needed. 2. Another anti-gay activist caught up […]

Assorted News and Random Links

by Jason Stotts 1. Last year I blogged about how mohels fellating recently mutilated babies is disgusting, immoral, and led to a number of deaths.  Now these evil bastards are at it again: Herpes Strikes Two More Infants After Ritual Circumcision.  It is time to legally ban genital mutilation of children for non-medical reasons. At the […]

Announcement: New Objectivist Educational Organization

by Jason Stotts My friend Marc Baer asked me to post an announcement of a new organization he is starting with Bach Ho.  I am doing so here purely for informational reasons and not as an endorsement: I have not read all of their claims yet or had a chance to evaluate them.  On the […]

ATLOSCon 2012

by Jason Stotts The Atlanta Objectivist Society’s Mini-Conference ATLSOCon is coming up in just a couple of days and I’m really excited to be going again and presenting not only a class during ATLSOCon proper, but also a special workshop on practical sexual techniques (no, it’s not an orgy).  If you haven’t already registered, you should […]

Review: Living Proof

by Jason Stotts As a writer myself trying to get my first book published, I know how hard it is to get a book in front of a publisher, let alone get them to read it.  To actually take it all the way to publication is quite the achievement today, when publishers would much rather […]