'Date Rape' on Campus
, by Murray Rothbard
, The Rothbard-Rockwell Report
, Feb 1991
Discusses recent alleged epidemic of "date rape" on college campuses, as reported by the New York Times
"The point is that, as in so many other aspects of human 'relationships,' the feminists are setting out to destroy romance (if that word is not yet obsolete), which thrives on spontaneity, and on implicit, non-verbal mutual understanding. Which is also the problem with the current mania for condoms and other elaborate birth-control machinations."
Playboy Interview: Ayn Rand
, by Ayn Rand
, Alvin Toffler, Playboy
, Mar 1964
Topics discussed include objectivism ethics, guilt, having a productive or creative purpose, emotions, women and family, romantic love, sex, marriage, religion, compassion, other writers, government, various politicians and altruism
"The only man capable of experiencing a profound romantic love is the man driven by passion for his work—because love is an expression of self-esteem, of the deepest values in a man's or a woman's character. One falls in love with the person who shares these values. If a man has no clearly defined values, and no moral character, he is not able to appreciate another person."