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The 9th International Climate Change Conference

In July, the Heartland Institute sponsored the 9th International Conference on Climate Change in Las Vegas. The Ayn Rand Institute was a co-sponsor of the event and I was lucky enough to attend — and now you can too. Heartland has put up recorded videos of all of the keynote speeches and panel discussions on their website, so you can join the thousands of others who have already tuned in.
Science And Industrialization

How do you like them GMO apples? (#GMOMonday)

Did you know that the average American eats about 16 pounds of apples every year? That number used to be more like 20 pounds back in the 1980s, but the iconic apple has fallen out of vogue. A new genetically engineered version of the fruit has the potential to have people reaching for them more often (especially the sliced version).

Further Reading

Ayn Rand | 1957
For the New Intellectual

The Moral Meaning of Capitalism

An industrialist who works for nothing but his own profit guiltlessly proclaims his refusal to be sacrificed for the “public good.”
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Ayn Rand | 1961
The Virtue of Selfishness

The Objectivist Ethics

What is morality? Why does man need it? — and how the answers to these questions give rise to an ethics of rational self-interest.
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