Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Logic of Entitlements

The Logic of Entitlement Tibor R. Machan So the other morning I woke up to the disturbing news from the Big Apple that some disgruntled ex-employee of the Empire State Building went on a shooting spree and killed someone, after … Continue reading

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The Era of Procrustes

The Era of Procrustes Tibor R. Machan It used to be an ugly trait to be envious. Envy is when one holds that it would be best if everyone were equally badly off. If you are better off than I … Continue reading

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Another Attempt to Bluff Us All

Another Attempt to Bluff Us All Tibor R. Machan Those aspiring to manage our lives, to take it over and run it according to their vision, never tire of trying to bluff us into letting down our guards. Now come … Continue reading

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New Book by Machan

My just published short book: Revisiting the Objectivist/Subjectivist Debate, Addleton Academic Publishers, ISBN 978-1-935494-36-2, LCCN: 2012943287 (http://www.addletonacademicpublishers.com/books/general/info/books.html) Introduction If there is one philosophical question asked by most people, it is very probably about whether we human beings are capable of … Continue reading

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How Can Obama Not Turn Our Backs on Failing Businesses?

How Can Obama Not Turn Our Backs on Failing Businesses? Tibor R. Machan During the rather brief and confusing discussion about bailing out automakers President Obama announced with his characteristic misplaced righteousness that we “will not turn our backs on … Continue reading

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The Olympics and Politics

The Olympics and Politics Tibor R. Machan Strictly speaking sports and politics should be separate, just as should be religion and politics. Of course folks with strong religious convictions will often be guided by them as they make political choices. … Continue reading

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A short Interview about “positive rights” (entitlements)

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