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Overcoming Barriers to Romantic Love

  I discovered this lecture on Youtube yesterday. I had trouble believing I did not come across it sooner. After watching the talk beginning to end I published it under the creative commons license to The 21 Convention Youtube Channel. The content itself is first class. In video format, it is a true gem of […]

The Lost Generation

Greg Swann recently re-posted an article he had previously published on That article inspired this one. For the most part, I will be adding to what Greg wrote. I will not be addressing the entirety of the title “The Lost Generation”, a topic which I think could easily encompass an entire series of posts, […]

An Introduction to the Psychology of Romantic Love

This is the presentation I gave at The 21 Convention 2012 of Melbourne Australia. It is an introduction to both the subject and the book by the same name, The Psychology of Romantic Love, written by Nathaniel Branden. Nathaniel is Ayn Rand’s one time intellectual heir. Some objectivists today have a harsh disdain, even venom for […]

Im Getting Married

In early April of 2013 I decided to marry my girlfriend. Due to the size and scope of the decision, I also decided to sit on it for a few months, let it simmer, and see how I felt about it down the road. July 29th, I pulled the trigger. I decided to remain standing […]

A Salute to Socrates

The Relationship Talk Your Father Never Gave You was published today. Its publication brings to mind a number of things. One of which is the realization that Socrates has so much to say, even in the context of all the other incredible speakers at The 21 Convention, that I am literally at a loss of what to […]