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Morality of War by Yaron Brook

[Video] Morality of War

Yaron Brook gives a passionate talk on applying the morality of Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism to the concept of war and how war should be fought. While no philosophy can properly specify tactics, the specific means and methods used in fighting a way, it can provide the basis for deciding from what pool of possibilities these tactics can be drawn from.

In the early part of the talk Yaron discusses “just war theory,” the theory that in part says a country should not go to read more

A Perverse Alchemy

Alchemy: The medieval chemical science, whose great object was the transmutation of baser metals into gold. – Webster’s New International Dictionary of the English Language, 1914 edition

The debate over possible military intervention in Syria has put on display, for all who can see, the perverse alchemy that has been taking place in this country for at least the past 75 years or more.  Unlike medieval alchemy, which sought to convert base metals into valuable gold, the modern, perverse read more