Religion Versus America

by Leonard Peikoff
From The Voice of Reason: Essays in Objectivist Thought
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Leonard Peikoff
Leonard Peikoff
Leonard Peikoff, author of Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand, is the foremost authority on Rand’s philosophy. Learn more at his website.
CITATIONS & NOTES
  • 1 Quoted in Conservative Digest, Sept. 1980.
  • 2 From a symposium on “Sex and God in American Politics,” Policy Review, Summer 1984.
  • 3 Quoted in the New York Times, Aug. 8, 1985.
  • 4 The New York Times, Dec. 25, 1985 and Jan. 5, 1986.
  • 5 “What the Catholic Church Teaches About Socialism, Communism, and Marxism,” The Catholic Study Council, Washington, DC.
  • 6 The New York Times, Feb. 2, 1986, Sept. 11, 1984, and May 17, 1985.
  • 7 From Reason the Only Oracle of Man (Bennington: 1784), p. 457.
  • 8 The Examiners Examined: Being a Defence of the Age of Reason (New York: 1794), pp. 9–10. An Enquiry Relative to the Moral and Political Improvement of the Human Species (London: 1826), p. 35. Principles of Nature (New York: 1801), from chap. 1 and chap. 22.
  • 9 Writings, A. E. Bergh, ed. (Washington, DC: 1903), vol. 6, p. 258.
  • 10 A Sermon Preach’d . . . May 30th, 1739 (Boston: 1739), p. 40.
  • 11 A Sermon Preached in Long-Meadow at the Publick Fast (Springfield:1788).
  • 12 From “Sex and God in American Politics,” op. cit.
  • 13 Ibid.
  • 14 “Jack Kemp at Liberty Baptist,” Policy Review, Spring 1984.
  • 15Catholic Social Teaching and the U.S. Economy (First Draft); in Origins, NC Documentary Service, vol. 14, no. 22/23, Nov. 15, 1984, p. 344.