Ripped Men More Likely to be Conservative?

According to a study by some psychological scientists from Denmark and the U.S., men who are physically strong are more likely to pursue their own personal interests, while men who are physically weak are more likely to forego their own personal interests. The study focused on the question of redistribution of wealth and measured physical strength by the size of biceps and pectoral muscles. According to the scientists, the political ramifications of male physical prowess are a hangover from our evolutionary Read more […]

“Do This and Live”

As mentioned in yesterday’s article, Ayn Rand was known for her views of “anti-altruism,” or what she called the virtue of selfishness. However, what Rand called “selfishness” would be more accurate if it was referred to as “self-interest.” Pure selfishness is a total ignorance of the wants or needs of others, while self-interest does not promote such egotistical notions. Leonard Read explains: A vast majority of people in this and other countries, including many noted scholars, confuse Read more […]