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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.

The podcasts are available by single questions or as full episodes.

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Since the malevolent universe premise is false, what is it that makes the characterization of Dominique in THE FOUNTAINHEAD so appealing?
3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5
Date: February 1st, 2016
Duration: 03:24
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To YB: How should an Objectivist answer the charge that minorities would suffer unfairly without anti-discrimination laws?
6 votes, average: 5.00 out of 56 votes, average: 5.00 out of 56 votes, average: 5.00 out of 56 votes, average: 5.00 out of 56 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5
Date: January 18th, 2016
Duration: 02:49
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To YB: Libertarians and anarchists are fond of citing the non-aggression principle as the centerpiece of their ideology and the source of their rights. Would you explain what is wrong with this?
16 votes, average: 4.13 out of 516 votes, average: 4.13 out of 516 votes, average: 4.13 out of 516 votes, average: 4.13 out of 516 votes, average: 4.13 out of 5
Date: January 18th, 2016
Duration: 03:37
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Topics: Government
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To YB: You said that there are no states’ rights, only individual rights. If that is the case, what would be the difference between a world government and state governments?
4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5
Date: January 18th, 2016
Duration: 02:50
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To YB:Do you think someone like Barry Goldwater would be able to get the Republican nomination in 2016?
3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5
Date: January 18th, 2016
Duration: 01:15
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Topics: Government
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