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The Peikoff Podcasts

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Dr. Peikoff answers questions about Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism. His podcasts focus on human relationships, career, moral issues – not technical philosophy or practical politics.

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To YB: If the Supreme Court ruled that heterosexual marriage was illegal, and a judge refused to honor the ruling and married heterosexuals, would you change your position on the law of the land as it pertains to the separation of religious belief and rights?
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Date: February 15th, 2016
Duration: 03:08
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Topics: Rights
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A case of a transgendered entity worse than B.J.
11 votes, average: 5.00 out of 511 votes, average: 5.00 out of 511 votes, average: 5.00 out of 511 votes, average: 5.00 out of 511 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5
Date: February 1st, 2016
Duration: 03:22
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There seems to be a shift in focus in DIM from earlier chapters, when your focus is the West’s progression more broadly. Why did you decide at the end to zero in on America? Does the West stand or fall with America?
5 votes, average: 4.20 out of 55 votes, average: 4.20 out of 55 votes, average: 4.20 out of 55 votes, average: 4.20 out of 55 votes, average: 4.20 out of 5
Date: February 1st, 2016
Duration: 01:46
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Topics: DIM
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I have always wondered why Roark seemed to sit passively and wait for commissions to come to him. Did Rand have a negative view of marketing and advertising?
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Date: February 1st, 2016
Duration: 02:10
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Topics: Fountainhead
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Why do most people not dedicate the same time to understanding morality as they do to understanding things in their life like diet, exercise, their pets, home, etc.?
5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 55 votes, average: 5.00 out of 55 votes, average: 5.00 out of 55 votes, average: 5.00 out of 55 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5
Date: February 1st, 2016
Duration: 02:49
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