Saturday, June 25, 2011

Objectivist Links

By Diana Hsieh

As part of Modern Paleo's weekend schedule of blogging on Objectivism on Saturdays and free market politics on Sundays, I like to post some fresh links related to Objectivism from around the web for anyone interested in learning more about the philosophy.

The Objectivist Roundup is a weekly blog carnival for Objectivists. Contributors must be Objectivists, but posts on any topic are welcome, including posts on food and health. Parenting Is... hosted this week's Objectivist Roundup. If you're interested in seeing the latest and best from Objectivist bloggers, go take a look!

My own Rationally Selfish Webcast -- where I answer questions on practical ethics and living well -- will be tomorrow (Sunday) morning at 8 am PT / 9 am MT / 10 am CT / 11 am ET. You can submit and vote on questions, as well as watch the live webcast and join the chat, from this page: Rationally Selfish Webcast.

Normally, I answer six questions chosen in advance, but this week, I'm scheduled to answer just four questions -- on morality and living well, the risk of guns with kids, tact versus honesty, and staying in an abusive marriage for the kids. Then, if we have more time, I'll have Greg throw me some questions without any preparation on my part whatsoever. That should be exciting!

If you're unable to attend the live webcast, you can listen to these webcasts later as NoodleCast podcasts by subscribing in iTunes to either the enhanced M4A format or the standard MP3 format.

The Objective Standard just published its its latest issue. For free, you can read this fascinating article: Interview with Reza Kahlili, an Ex-CIA Spy Embedded in Iran's Revolutionary Guards. Also available for free is Craig Biddle's article, The Government's Assault on Private-Sector Colleges and Universities.

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