Philosophy Lady

Objectivism: A Whole Philosophy Considered

Ayn Rand’s fiction and nonfiction works have been read by millions of readers across the world. Like most philosophers, Rand has received much admiration as well as vitriol. Supporters of her philosophy, Objectivism, speak about ideas such as reason, individualism, and egoism. Detractors often speak of Objectivism as a belief that encourages egotism, which essentially […]

Authenticity: As Rare as Mink Earmuffs at Church

After my mom ghosted us, my dad struggled to raise myself and my brother. Then he remarried and started his own consultancy business. Over time, the hand-me-down clothes were exchanged for clothes from discount stores and, eventually, we began shopping at the local mall. It was slow but certain progress. One Christmas during this financial […]

The Moral Catastrophe of Gosnell’s House of Horrors

Kermit B. Gosnell, M.D. and several members of his staff are on trial for the first-degree murder of seven newborn babies. He is also on trial for performing illegal late-term abortions, running a corrupt enterprise, among other charges. He is also being charged in a separate trial for illegally dispensing narcotics. You can read details […]

In Honor of Margaret Thatcher

October 13, 1925 – April 8, 2013 “The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money.” The only female prime minister of Great Britain. Called the Iron Lady, for her personal and political toughness. Only British prime minister of the 20th century to win three consecutive terms. She emphasized the […]

Four Counter Points to MSNBC’s “Lean Forward”

In an advertisement entitled “Lean Forward,” MSNBC co-host Melissa Harris-Perry takes Hillary Clinton’s “It Takes a Village” to a new level. Ball criticizes Americans for not holding a “collective notion [that] these are our children.” She goes on to explain that “[w]e have to break through our kind of private idea that kids belong to […]

North Korea and Kim Jong-un – Bark or Bite?

We’ve spent the past two decades fighting wars in the Middle East and before that we had the Cold War with Russia. So little attention has been given to North Korea in the media until very recently, making it difficult for the average citizen to understand how much of a threat, if any, North Korea […]

Why Moms Love Capitalism (Even if they don’t realize it)

Whether they are employed at a full-time or part-time job or if they take care of their children full-time, moms often seek ways to earn supplemental income for their families. Moms are very active in the few, conspicuous forms of free-market capitalism still in existence: selling cosmetics, candles, and lingerie through at-home parties, holding garage […]