TOPICS


SELECTION
1. Issues on which has Objectivism not taken a clear position
2. Issues on which Objectivists disagree the most
3. Issues of confusion that need to be clarified
3. How to apply Objectivist principles to live a long happy life
4. What is the most effective way to explain Objectivism to non-Objectivists?


PAST TOPICS

Is there a conflict between causality and freewill?  

When should U.S. soldiers fight outside U.S. borders?

Is there an objectively proper punishment for crime or is punishment unavoidably subjective?

What would an animal have to do to gain an equal degree of rights as humans have?

Should force be used to stop potential force?

Should acts involving a high probability of force be outlawed?

Which of the wars that America was involved in should America have been involved in?

How can we know if our concepts are valid?

Does "don't initiate force or fraud" encapsulate everything that should be restained?

Since rights ultimately rest on rationality, is it possible to accurately/objectively declare another person to be rational or irrational?

How do we measure if we are winning or not?

What questions would we put in an Objectivist survey to measure if our activism is working?

How could we end taxation?

Egoist reasons to have children.

Children's rights in an Objectivist society.


SPECIAL DISCUSSIONS

Nathaniel Branden led a discussion about various Objectivist topics.

Logan presented his "Business Plan for a Capitalist Revolution"

Logan presented his theory that morality can be measured with a common denominator use units are the degree of happiness x timespan of happiness

Debate: Logan Clements versus David Friedman: Is there a connection between "is" and "ought". Logan argued for the affirmative, Mr. Friedman argued for the negative.


POTENTIAL TOPICS

What should a "Declaration of Liberty" say? 

If Objectivism was put in a flow chart what would it look like?


YOU CAN SUGGEST A TOPIC OR LEAD A DISCUSSION

E-mail your topic to LAO.