When asked about what she thought of the celebration of Christmas, Ayn Rand wrote: Yes, of course. A national holiday, in this country, cannot have an exclusively religious meaning. The secular meaning of the Christmas holiday is wider than the tenets of any particular religion: it is good will toward men—a frame of mind which is […]Read more "The Spirit of Christmas"
Starship Troopers is Robert A. Heinlein’s most well known work, it has been made into films (and its sequels), TV series, comic books and video games. It has a lasting effect on the science fiction genre internationally. The story concerns Juan “Johnny” Rico, who enlisted to serve in the mobile infantry against aliens, primarily the Bugs, […]Read more "To Earn Your Freedom: Review of Starship Troopers"
If Atlas Shrugged had a sequel, it would have been something like The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress. The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress is the magnum opus of Robert A. Heinlein, famous for writing Starship Troopers and pioneered the space marine genre as well as science fiction with political motifs. Why is this a humble reivew? […]Read more "Humble Review- The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress"
The premise of a benevolent universe is summarised in Rand’s essay “The Inexplicable Personal Alchemy” There is a fundamental conviction which some people never acquire, some hold only in their youth, and a few hold to the end of their days—the conviction that ideas matter . . . . That ideas matter means that knowledge matters, that truth […]Read more "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and the Benevolent Universe Premise"
Rousseau and Voltaire hated each other, Voltaire was the father of enlightenment, the advocate of freedom without the State’s interference; Rosseau was the father of totalitarianism, that the State has the power to provide “positive” freedom if we give up our natural rights in favour of social contract. Voltaire advocated for civil liberty while Rousseau […]Read more "Derek Freeman vs Margaret Mead, Resurgence of the Voltaire-Rousseau Feud"
*CONTAINS SPOILERS* Who is Milo Yiannopoulos? Well, if you are part of the counter cultural movement beginning in 2014, you would know who he is. Milo was a tech blogger who rose to fame after appearing on a talkshow and called a rabid feminist a “darling”. Since then, he became one of the greatest leaders of the […]Read more "The Dangerous Agorist: Review of Dangerous by Milo Yiannopoulos"
The economic assault was not the worst part of the decreasing quality of medicine, social justice was the true killer. Under social justice, medicine (or more precisely, public health) stopped being about prevention of the illness nor treating the illness. Under social justice, a person’s health became a postmodernist social construct, with those sicknesses caused […]Read more "They Are Not Your Slaves- Part 2"