NYC Junto Newsletter

written by Iris Bell on November 30, 2016

Contents

*  Junto monthly newsletter continues, Junto meetings end

*  Washington Crossing the Delaware Reenactment, Sun., Dec. 11

*  Workshop: Rand's "Virtue of Selfishness" Wed., Dec. 14

*  Ayn Rand Meetup, Sunday, December 18, 3:00pm

*  Again, the NY Times tries to explain the Right to the Left

*  "How to Talk to Anyone about Energy" from Alex Epstein

*  "Congrats, You're a Billionaire" by Andy Kessler in WSJ

*  Victor Davis Hanson, why many people voted for Trump

*  Imprimis, free monthly speech digest from Hillsdale College

*  "Judicial Review in an Objective Legal System" by Tara Smith

*  Alex Epstein's strategy for industry to win hearts and minds

*  Use Amazon to give 1/2% of your purchases to your charity

*  "Self-Control or State Control? You Decide" a book of essays

*  Mike Rowe, the "dirty jobs" guy, on the Trump voter

*  Is Sweden a socialist utopia?

*  Two Objectivist groups spar over religion, Wall Street Journal

*  John Allison, Ayn Rand fan, considered for Treasury

*  The Human Freedom Index from Fraiser Institute

*  Ayn Rand Institute's 90-second spots in Chicago drive time

*  Empowering the next generation of petroleum engineers

*  Ayn Rand's influence in the culture gains recognition.

*  Fred Cookinham's five Ayn Rand walking tours

*  Local meetings, sites, podcast: free market & Objectivist

*  About Junto and this Junto newsletter

 

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Junto monthly newsletter continues, Junto meetings ends

 

You'll still get the Junto newsletter monthly. For 31 years, until September 2016, Junto was a monthly meeting which shared information, discussing current issues and presenting speakers.

 

This newsletter offers some of what Junto did, introducing people to ideas about free markets, Objectivism and occasionally investing.

 

It lists upcoming events in New York and other places. It links to interesting sites, making sure the most important item in these sites are in this newsletter. You don't have to follow the link to learn why it's featured.

 

Some items here have gotten little notice and others are about positive actions being taken by individuals and groups. There are reports on doings of Junto speakers. There are surprises in every issue.

 

Visit Junto's site for information on past speakers, listen to audio podcasts since May 2014, and read previous newsletters here.

 

To subscribe to this newsletter put “Junto list” in the subject line, email your name and preferred email address to: info@NYCjunto.org

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Washington Crossing the Delaware Reenactment, Sun., Dec. 11

 

11:30am to 3:30pm,Washington Crossing Historical Park, PA, adults $8, children 5 to 11 $4, under 5 free. All proceeds support park programs, including the free Christmas Day Crossing on December 25, 2016.

 

A moving reenactment of one of the most important events in American history. People from all over the U.S. come to experience several hundred reenactors in Continental military dress with George Washington delivering his inspiring speech and leading his troops across the river in replica boats.

 

We'll drive a few miles to the Soldier's Grave to discuss the American Revolution. Then we'll go to a local restaurant for a meal and more conversation, learn more here.

 

 

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Workshop: Ayn Rand's "Virtue of Selfishness" Wed., Dec. 14

 

7:00pm to 9:15pm, Marymount Manhattan College, 221 East 71 Street, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, room 504, cost $10, this is the 4th of the 9 sessions

 

Philosophy professor and Aristotle scholar Carrie-Ann Biondi leads this workshop on Ayn Rand's rational ethical egoism. We're working through chapters from Rand's "The Virtue of Selfishness." Carrie-Ann will demonstrate similarities and differences with Aristotle's ethics when possible. She'll provide excerpts on Aristotle and Egoism from Joe Sachs translation of Nicomachean Ethics to study before some workshop.

 

In this fourth session we'll discuss Chapters 7: "Doesn't Life Require Compromise?" and Chapter 8: "How Does One Live a Rational Life in an Irrational Society?" More information and register here.

 

 

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Ayn Rand Meetup, Sunday, December 18, 3:00pm

 

As always, we'll talk about Rand, her works, challenges, Objectivist life, options, associations and knowledge. Give and take, open to all, no charge, no reservations. Normally on the last Sunday of each month, but this month made it a week earlier. We didn't want it to be on Christmas Day and the first day of Chanukah .

 

It's at The Midtown Restaurant, 155 East 55 Street, between 3rd and Lexington Avenues, mid-block on the north side of 55th Street, in Manhattan, free.

 

There are one to two dozen people at each Meetup. Benny Pollack, Ayn Rand Meetup organizer, says: "Join our group of regular Objectivists for a lively discussion on topics related to Ayn Rand and Objectivist philosophy in general.

 

"Please join us. If you are already versed in the topic, want to learn or just want to spend an intellectually stimulating afternoon, please come. I hope to see you all there." Get up-to-date information here.

 

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Again, the NY Times tries to explain the Right to the Left

 

I've written about this phenomenon every few years. The Times apologizes each time it's readers are shocked by unexpected happenings of the free market or libertarian or Right. The Trump vote was such a shock. The Times ran an article promising to do more to keep its readers aware of major doings of their political rivals.

 

Some days later this article tries to explain how the Right views the Left's actions at this moment: "How Conservative Sites Turn Celebrity Despair on Its Head." This article ran across all the five columns at the top of the first page of The Arts section. This author is having a hard time explaining that celebrities on the Left, who are trying to comfort their Hillary fans, are seen as silly by people on the Right.

 

The author explains that they're viewed as so absurd that all news aggregators have to do is show a real photo and a real quote for people on the Right to understand the "liberals as elite, pedantic hypocrites." What the Left sees as comfort, the Right sees as corrosive and deserving of ridicule. The article is here.

 

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"How to Talk to Anyone about Energy" from Alex Epstein

 

"Principles of Persuasion" is Alex's online video course. He's author of the New York Times best seller," The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels." Alex, an Ayn Rand fan, explains he created this course in response to demand from readers. "How can I get better at explaining these ideas to friends, family, and neighbors?" The introduction to the course is free, here.

 

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"Congrats, You're a Billionaire" by Andy Kessler in WSJ

 

Technology we take for granted was worth billions not long ago. The trick is to keep progress going....Our kids are billionaires compared with us.

 

In 1970, Intel pioneered integrated memory chips to replace wire-wrapped diodes. The 3101 was a 64 bit SRAM chip that IBM and others could buy for $40 each. Let's call it a buck a bit. Today...you're carrying around an iPhone or Android with at least 32 gigabytes of memory. At a buck a bit, that's...wow, congratulations! You're a billionaire! We all are.

 

In 2003, the Human Genome Project finished sequencing human DNA. It took 15 years and cost $2.7 billion. Today the California company 23andMe will sequence your genes and in weeks you'll "receive 65 online reports on your ancestry, traits and health" all for $199. Congrats. You're a billionaire.

 

The ability to use these same tools to sequence the DNA of tumors and provide precision medicine to eradicate cancers is priceless, something billionaires didn't have just five years ago. Think about that....you're a billionaire compared with folks living just a few years into the 21st century....I'm sure my sons will...all be trillionaires compared with today. Read all of this here.

 

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Victor Davis Hanson, why many people voted for Trump

 

This classics professor speaks on the John Batchelor Show, November 11: "From hacked email troves we received a glimpse of the bankrupt values of Washington journalists, lawyers, politicians, lobbyists and wealthy donors. Despite their brand-name Ivy League degrees and 1 percenter resumes, dozens of the highly paid grandees who run our country and shape our news appear petty and spiteful -- and clueless about the America that exists beyond their Beltway habitat....hear the rest here.

 

 

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Imprimis, free monthly speech digest from Hillsdale College

 

Several Junto speakers have been featured in this digest. You can get it postal mailed or read it online. It's dedicated to educating citizens and promoting civil and religious liberty by covering cultural, economic, political and educational issues. It's drawn from speeches delivered to Hillsdale College-hosted events. It has over 3.5 million subscribers. You can read back issues and/or get your free subscription here.

 

 

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"Judicial Review in an Objective Legal System" by Tara Smith

 

Reviews of this new book by professor of philosophy and BB&T Chair for the Study of Objectivism: "stands out in a crowded field because of the boldness of its central claims and the elegance and persuasiveness of the arguments....contends that objectivity in the performance of judicial review is both possible and necessary -- judges can and must arrive at accurate knowledge of what our Constitution means and hold government officials to its terms."

 

"...includes all of the positive aspects of the other methods of judicial review (transparency, consistency, fidelity to the law's mission, etc.) while excluding all the negative aspects (subjectivism, irrelevant considerations, popular will, indeterminate and evolving law, etc.)" Read more about this book here.

 

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Alex Epstein's new strategy for industry to win hearts and minds

 

"...I have regarded the fossil fuel industry as a crucial potential ally in winning hearts and minds. I say 'potential' because historically the industry has often done more harm than good for its cause -- which is really the cause of everyone who care about human flourishing. The dominant message from industry has been: 'Yes fossil fuels are a self-destructive addiction that should be replaced with green energy -- but unfortunately it will take us many decades to get off the addiction.'

 

"This message is unpersuasive -- and it is false.

 

"Through my research I have found that if we look at the full context of our energy choices by the standard of human flourishing, it is morally necessary for humanity to use more fossil fuels, not less....I have found that if we reframe the conversation to always focus on human flourishing and the full context (instead of minimum impact and out-of-context attacks) many people will be won over...." Read the rest here, and see some student feedback here.

 

 

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Use Amazon to give 1/2% of your purchases to your charity

 

AmazonSmile is a simple automatic way to support your favorite charity every time you shop, at no cost to you. You can choose from nearly one million organizations. I give to the Institute for Justice, libertarian law firm which defends property rights, economic liberty, free speech and school choice. Go here to learn about AmazonSmile and sign up.

 

 

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"Self-Control or State Control? You Decide" a book of essays

 

The libertarian philosophy is often associated only with economics or with resistance to social norms. This book weaves together essays, theoretical and practical, showing how to live a happier life, be a better person and enjoy the benefits of freedom and responsibility.

Case studies with scientific, historical and philosophical insights for those who want to live in free, prosperous, cooperative, peaceful and just societies. It's edited by and about a quarter of it's written by Tom G. Palmer, with John Tierney, Jeffrey Miron and others. Published by Students for Liberty and Atlas Network. Learn more here and here.

 

 

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Mike Rowe, the "dirty jobs" guy, on the Trump voter

 

Rowe says, "I believe a solid work ethic and a measure of ambition are essential ingredients to success, and readily available to anyone. Obviously, the desire to succeed and the willingness to work hard are not enough to guarantee success, but success without either is impossible....

 

"I run a scholarship program that rewards individual work ethic. I do so, because I believe work ethic is no longer encouraged to the degree it should be. We’ve trained about 500 people for a long list of good jobs...

 

"...I don't believe our country is fundamentally racist. Millions of white people who voted for Barack Obama, just voted for Donald Trump." Read all this here.

 

 

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Is Sweden a socialist utopia?

 

On Yaron Brook's Show, guest host Amanda Maxham interviews Carl Svanberg to discuss the myth of socialist Sweden, the price of "free" health care and whether the welfare state is compatible with freedom and justice. Listen to it here.

 

 

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Two Objectivist groups spar over religion in Wall Street Journal

 

Kelley's Objectivist group, The Atlas Society, had a religion column by its president Jennifer Anju Grossman. The Journal titled it, "Can You Love God and Ayn Rand?" Grossman thought it was possible for a person to read Rand's fiction and "have little idea what Rand thought about religion."

 

Peikoff's Objectivist group, The Ayn Rand Institute, had a letter to the editor in response, in the WSJ. The writer is senior fellow Onkar Ghate. He writes that if a reader didn't know Rand's position on religion it is only "possible, if you're trying to evade the issue." He doesn't understand that a person can read a thousand page novel and not think deeply about every idea presented in it.

 

Another area where I disagree with Ghate is what he says about "Atlas Shrugged." He writes that "the hero urges the better people of the world to discard faith and embrace a new philosophy of life and happiness, devoid of appeal to the supernatural." That isn't how people are described in this novel.

 

The hero called for ALL people to think about their choices. Neither Rand nor her hero ever calls some people the "better people." Later in this novel Rand has her narrator refer to people who went on strike this way, "Nobody had ever given them the title of the 'better men'...but everyone knew...the men who would fail to appear..."

 

The original religion column is here and the letter to the editor is here.

 

 

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John Allison, Ayn Rand fan, considered for Treasury

 

Allison is a former board member of Ayn Rand Institute and former president of Cato Institute. He successfully ran the BB&T bank using Rand's philosophy. Although he wasn't chosen as Trump's Secretary of Treasury, it's good to know the White House thinks of him a person worth considering. He may be consulted in the future for his thoughts on related issues or even for a position.

 

Business Insider: "Trump is meeting with an ex-bank CEO who wants to abolish the Federal Reserve and return to the gold standard" You can read more here.

 

Wall Street Journal: "An Ayn Rand-Loving Banker Huddles With Donald Trump." He spent an hour to 90 minutes with Mr. Trump and others, including Vice President-elect Mike Pence and chief strategist Stephen Bannon. Mr. Allison said they discussed the financial arena and the Federal Reserve. He added that the talks touched on "possibilities" for roles in the new administration, but he emphasized that nothing had been offered. You can read more here.

 

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The Human Freedom Index from Fraiser Institute

 

This is a broad measure of human freedom, which is understood as the absence of coercive constraint. It uses 79 indicators of personal and economic freedom in these areas: Rule of Law, Security and Safety, Movement, Religion, Association, Assembly, and Civil Society, Expression. Relationships, Size of Government, Legal System and Property Rights, Access to Sound Money, Freedom to Trade Internationally, Regulation of Credit, Labor and Business. It covers 159 countries for 2014, the most recent year with sufficient data.

 

Top countries in order: Hong Kong, Switzerland, New Zealand, Ireland, Denmark, Australia, Canada, U.K., Finland and the Netherlands. Other countries: Germany (13), U.S. (23), Chile (29), France (31), Japan (32), Singapore (40), South Africa (74), Brazil (82), India (87), Russia (115), Nigeria (140), China (141), Saudi Arabia (144), Zimbabwe (148), Venezuela (154) and Iran (157). Read more here.

 

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Ayn Rand Institute's 90-second spots in Chicago drive time

 

One of the most popular radio stations in Chicago has been successful with The Yaron Brook Show, ARI executive chair, Saturday at 5pm eastern time. It explores news, culture and politics from the Objectivist point of view, here. It broadcasts 90-second spots during drive time, "Moments of Objectivism," exposing millions to Rand's philosophy.

 

 

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Empowering the next generation of petroleum engineers

 

Professor Dan Hill of Texas A&M's Petroleum Engineering program gave a presentation and a copy of "The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels" by Alex Epstein, to about 150 incoming petroleum engineering students. Why distribute the book? He said, "I want you to know the facts about the vital importance of oil and gas production for the benefit of mankind. I want you to be proud to become a petroleum engineer who will help supply the world its energy. I want you to be able to intelligently discuss energy issues with those who are not knowledgeable."

 

Epstein, a fan of Ayn Rand, writes, "This is a step toward the goal of every student in an energy-related field being thoroughly educated not just in the technical aspects of their profession, but in the moral significance of their future work." Learn more here.

 

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Ayn Rand's influence in the culture gains recognition.

 

October 27, conservative radio personality and author Ben Shapiro was on Mark Levin's radio show promoting his new political novel "True Allegiance." He explained why he wrote fiction, "Sometimes you can convince people better that way. The same way that 'Atlas Shrugged' did more for capitalism than probably Milton Friedman." More about this here.

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Fred Cookinham's five Ayn Rand walking tours

 

*Atlas Shrugged, *Ayn Rand's Park Avenue, *Ayn Rand's Fifth Avenue, *Skyscrapers of The Fountainhead and *Ayn Rand on Broadway. Private tours $30 per person. Arrange tour, get information, call Fred at home: 718-397-9019, on cell: 917-607-9019, email: fcookinham [at] juno.com His site's here.

 

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Free market and Objectivist local meetings, sites and podcasts

 

*** Groups which meet in Manhattan ***

Manhattan Libertarian Party

NYC Ayn Rand Meetup

NY Objectivists/Celebrating the Philosophy of Ayn Rand/NY Heroes

New York Objectivist Salon

 

*** Sites to visit ***

Aristos: An online review of the arts

Atlas Network

The Atlas Society

The Atlasphere

Ayn Rand Institute

Ayn Rand Lexicon

Cato Institute

Center for Industrial Progress

ChoiceMedia.TV

The College of the United States

The Federalist

Forum for Ayn Rand Fans

The Heartland Institute

Independent Institute

Institute for Justice

Liberating Education

Liberty Magazine

Ludwig Von Mises Institute

News Sandwich from Amy Peikoff

The Objective Standard

The Objective Standard's Blog

Objectivism Online

Powell History

Real Clear Politics

Reason Papers

Rebirth of Reason

The Savvy Street

Sense of Life Objectivists

taxPOLItix by Alan J Dlugash

Robert Tracinski at The Federalist

The Tracinski Letter

 

*** Internet podcasts, all free ***

These are mainly weekly "radio" shows you can hear online, on your computer, phone, pad, etc. Listen to shows live or at any time. Most are on iTunes. If you're listening live, join by commenting or asking questions by phone, email, in a chat room, tweeting, etc.

 

* "Don't let it go...unheard" Amy Peikoff is a radical for capitalism and free speech, hosting a show discussing news, politics, law and culture from the perspective of Ayn Rand's philosophy Objectivism.

Live Tuesday and Friday, 11:00pm to 1:00am eastern, but in flux now, more information next newsletter.

Listen live or any time here.

 

* "The Yaron Brook Show" two shows weekly.

This radical for capitalism discusses news, culture and politics from the perspective of Ayn Rand's philosophy, Objectivism. Each show ends with suggestions of movies, music and/or novels. Your questions or comments welcome in chat room, tweet or phone. Listen to any show any time, they began January 2015.  

Live Saturday, 2:30pm to 4:00pm eastern here.

Live Saturday, on Chicago radio AM560 The Answer and online, 5:00pm to 6:00pm eastern here.  

 

* Hillsdale Dialogues, a survey of great books, great men and great ideas. Larry Arnn, president Hillsdale College, on Hugh Hewitt Show. Arnn is a teacher who enjoys teaching and his subjects, he makes learning fun and memorable. On radio in NYC he's often on Fridays, a short segment during 9:00pm to 10:00pm eastern, on AM970 The Answer. Listen online any time here.

 

* "The Peikoff podcasts" Alternate weeks have Leonard Peikoff, philosopher, Ayn Rand's intellectual heir or Yaron Brook, president Ayn Rand Institute.

Leonard answers questions on Rand's philosophy Objectivism, human relationships, career, moral issues -- not technical philosophy or practical politics. Yaron answers questions on politics, economics, foreign policy. Podcasts are available by topic, single questions, full episodes, here.

 

* "Philosophy in action" Diana Heish Brickell answered questions from listeners, applying rational principles to challenges of real life. There are no new shows but plenty of the old ones to enjoy. Listen any time here.

 

 

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About Junto and this Junto newsletter

 

* Our founder, host is Victor Niederhoffer. His site is dedicated to the scientific method, free markets, deflating ballyhoo, creating value and laughter; a forum for us to use our meager abilities to make the world of specinvestments a better place. Visit his site here.

 

* Iris Bell writes this e-newsletter, designs Junto handouts and is a freelance graphic designer. She was Ayn Rand's and Nathaniel Branden Institute's graphic designer.

 

* To subscribe to this newsletter put "Junto list" in the subject line, email your name and preferred email address to: info@NYCjunto.org

 

 

* Oleg Atbashian created NYCjunto.com. His own famous site, The People's Cube, presents important political issues with humor and satire.

 

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