How do we know what is real?
How do we know what is true?
How do we know what is right?
How do we know what is good?
How do we know we even have a choice?
How do we convince others?
There is no need for confusion, there is no need for despair, there is no need for fear – pick up this book now, absorb the true power of philosophy, and live a rational moral life to the fullest.
At a time when we need reasonable and empirical discussions more desperately than ever, ‘The Art of the Argument’ smashes through the brain-eating fogs of sophistry and mental manipulation, illuminating a path to benevolent power for all who wish to take it.
“If you are reading this, it means that you have ascended to the highest levels of government, so it’s really, really important that you don’t do or say anything stupid, and screw things up for the rest of us.”
“Everyday Anarchy” addresses the anarchist challenge head-on, arguing that being free of rulers is not something to fear - personally or politically - but rather a goal that we must constantly strive towards.
Practical Anarchy makes a strong case for the private – that is to say voluntary – provision for public services. It reveals the idea of government as a dangerous and unnecessary anachronism, and points the way towards a peaceful and voluntary future for mankind.
The first commandment of Socrates was: "Know Thyself." Real-Time Relationships provides the second commandment: "Speak Thy Truth." The first virtue is always honesty, but speaking immediate emotional experiences in intimate relationships can be enormously challenging. Real-Time Relationships addresses the how and the why of true intimacy in love, friendship, politics and work. Bring the power of authentic honesty to all of your personal relationships, and reap the rewards of love, loyalty and security for the rest of your life!
Rigorous, analytical and challenging, “Universally Preferable Behavior” provides a solid foundation for secular ethics. This book solves the ancient philosopher Petrarch’s dichotomy, which is that it is better to will the good than know the truth. Armed with the arguments in “Universally Preferable Behavior,” you can both know the truth and will the good.
Lloyd DeMause has made major contributions to the study of Psychohistory which is the study of the psychological motivations of historical events. Psychohistory seeks to understand the emotional origin of the social and political behavior of groups and nations, past and present. Its subject matter is childhood and the family (especially child abuse), and psychological studies of anthropology and ethnology. Audiobook read by Stefan Molyneux.
This book examines and explodes all the propaganda that stands between you and the simple truth of life, the universe and everything. All the truths that you were born with, that were scrubbed out of your mind for the profit and fun of your elders, will be reawakened in this short but powerful book.
'The Present' is a powerful new novel by philosopher Stefan Molyneux. As society slides into the abyss of moral paralysis and economic collapse, a reporter finds herself drawn to a man she was trained to despise.
Almost too late, finally she tells the truth about the evil forces undermining the world - and faces brutal blowback for showing the slightest sympathy for the true underdogs of society...
Centuries in the future, an old man awakes from cryogenic sleep to face the judgement of a utopian society that barely survived his past abuses of power. In the vein of 'Atlas Shrugged, philosophy, philosopher Stefan Molyneux has created a compelling and powerful work of imagination. He vividly describes the wonderful future that mankind can achieve - and the barriers to getting there - and all that we need to leave behind to finally live in peace...
Three men wake up one morning and decide to take what they have not earned. Dave, a shifty entrepreneur, starts a software company to cash in on the high-tech boom. Al, a down-and-out music producer, bullies his handsome son into forming a boy-band. Alder, an obscure academic, steals a brilliant idea from a grad student. As they exploit the talented but naïve youths around them, their fame and wealth increase – but they become more and more terrified of exposure and humiliation.
Thus the older generation preys on the younger – but this exploitation does not escape the notice of their children. As family fortunes rise, the youngest children become more and more suspicious of their parents. They meet in secret and wonder: are they really good people? In all-too-short a time, the answer is clear: their parents are corrupt, and hard choices must be made.
The children go on strike, refusing to take tainted money. This decision throws in motion a series of dramatic events that leave all three families poised on the brink of destruction – or salvation.
A powerful novel by philosopher Stefan Molyneux, the host of Freedomain, the largest and most popular philosophy show on the internet, with over 700 million views and downloads. Two families - one German, and one English - find love, friendship and combat from the trenches of World War One to the skies of World War Two.
For the past several hundred years - really since the late 18th century - intellectuals, priests, philosophers, academics and activists of every stripe and hue have been striving with all their considerable intellectual and moral might to place theoretical and practical limits upon the power of the state.