There are only few TV interviews with famous author and philosopher Ayn Rand. Apart from her appearance on Donahue in 1980 in Chicago, there is another one: Ayn Rand on Mike Wallace. Although her appearance on this Interview and Talk Show is not as well-known as the aforementioned one it is not less fascinating. Publihshed and aired in 1959, the younger Ayn Rand – although scrutinzed by famous journalist Mike Wallace – defends and explains her unique philosophy Objectivism in her very own and personal way. She talks about a whole range and variety of topics – from the concept of love to her Philosophy Objectivism and contemporary politics, monopolies and Keynesianism. Ayn Rand on Mike Wallace even answers the iconic liberal rebuttal question: “But who would build the roads?!”.Continue reading
In April 1980, famous author and philosopher Ayn Rand was invited by late night talk host Phil Donahue. In one of the rare televised appearances of her, Ayn Rand on Donahue explains and lays out the foundamental principles and ideas of her unique philosophy of freedom: Objectivism. Watch the Phil Donahue Show and get an impression – even a personal one – of the once-in-a-century, then 75-year-old thinker, see her scrutinized by Donahue, defend her ideas against criticism and answering questions from the audience.Continue reading
Dr. Yaron Brook, (ירון ברוק), is an Insraeli-American Professor for Finance, Author, Speaker and Entrepreneur. He was the Executive Director of the Ayn Rand Institute (ARI) and is chairman of its board today. As the author of “The Free Market Revolution – How Ayn Rand’s Ideas Can End Big Government” and “Equal Is Unfair – America’s Misguided Fight Against Income Inequality” he is an internationally sought-after Speaker and Lecturer for promoting the ideas of objectivism, Ayn Rand, freedom and capitalism. On 30 October 2014, Dr. Brook – on invitation of Karsten Groeger, the then Chairman of the Local Hayek Society – visited the Central German City of Halle (Saale) for a Lecture on Ayn Rand’s ideas, Objectivism, Freedom – and the Free Market Revolution. Here’s his lecture!Continue reading
Listen to the encounter at night between Hank Rearden and Ragnar Danneskjold. A great and famous scene from Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged.
Read by Karsten Groeger.Continue reading
Listen to Francisco d’Anconia, a main character in Ayn Rand’s millenial masterpiece ‘Atlas Shrugged’, explain the true and virtuous meaning of love and sex to Hank Rearden – both men loving the same woman and not knowing about.Continue reading