“God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.”
Philosopher Aaron Smith mulls over the famous Serenity Prayer, noting that, “…to benefit from the perspective suggested by the prayer we need to know what things (if any) are in our power to change, what things are not, and how to tell the difference…” in order to bring attention to Ayn Rand’s essay “The Metaphysical versus the Man-Made.”
A talk presented by Professor Tara Smith at the University of Texas Austin on April 1, 2019.
A Philosophy of Success: Objectivism’s Approach to Happiness (11 of 12) Dave Rubin Interview with John Allison
This is the eleventh episode in a series looking at Objectivism’s approach to Happiness. John Allison joins Dave Rubin to discuss how the Objectivist ethics enabled his business success.
This is the tenth episode in a series looking at Objectivism’s approach to Happiness. Philosopher Gregory Salmieri and psychologist Gena Gorlin join Dave Rubin to discuss the psychological requirements of happiness.