Culture

For the New Intellectual: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand
By Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand “offers an analysis of Western culture, discusses the causes of its progress, its decline, its present bankruptcy, and points the road to an intellectual renaissance.”

The Return of the Primitive: The Anti-Industrial Revolution by Ayn Rand, et. al.
Examines the primitive, tribalist, “anti-industrial” intellectual roots of the New Left and their impact on our culture today.

The Voice of Reason: Essays in Objectivist Thought by Ayn Rand and Leonard Peikoff
Ayn Rand’s Ford Hall Forum talks on topics as varied as education, medicine, Vietnam, and the death of Marilyn Monroe.

Race and Culture: A World View by Thomas Sowell
How culture (a body of human knowledge) fundamentally determines the progress of any racial group, and in fact civilization. Also worth reading is Sowell’s Conquests and Cultures: An International History, Migrations And Cultures: A World View, and Ethnic America: A History.

Neoconservatism: An Obituary for an Idea by C. Bradley Thompson
Neoconservatism as a species of anti-Americanism.