All Walks Of Life: Conversations with an Objectivist

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I had a very interesting conversation with the president of the Objectivist Club at University of Georgia, Brian Underwood. We talk about the objectivism becoming more popular in recent years, Ayn Rand, politics, Objectivism’s position on certain topics, and my 10 intriguing questions

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4 thoughts on “All Walks Of Life: Conversations with an Objectivist

  1. Nice podcast and interesting conversation, thanks. You mentioned wanting to learn more about Objectivism. Well I’m a long-time Objectivist and I have a blog which I think you’ll find useful. It not only has a plethora of links to sources on Objectivism, but it also has my original essays that go through Objectivist arguments on various topics in philosophy and politics, (as I understand them.)

    You seemed a bit taken aback by the suggestion that taxation is robbery, so you may be interested in this post: How to Show That Taxation is Robbery.

    Also, here’s a graph that shows the average real wages of factory workers in the US since 1800. It shows that the real wages of factory workers roughly quadrupled during the 19th Century: Average Real Wages per Hour in U.S. Manufacturing since 1800. (I would attribute the stagnation since the mid-1970s to coercive government interference in the economy catching up to businesses.)

  2. Enjoyed the conversation immensely. We’ll have to do it again sometime after the LSAT.

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