Level Up is a forum for sharing ideas and values that you find interesting, enjoyable, or useful toward flourishing. We invite you to submit:

  • Articles about ideas for loving life or defending freedom
  • Reviews of books, podcasts, or videos you find valuable
  • Personal-development tips, strategies, or tactics

Submissions are moderated for alignment with the purpose of the blog and may be edited for clarity and brevity. Read submission guidelines here.

Contributors here offer their own ideas, which do not necessarily reflect those of the staff or managers of OSI.

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Join TOS and OSI in Colorado for TOS-Con 2022!

I invite you to join OSI and hundreds of other life-loving people in Colorado, June 22–25, for TOS-Con 2022: Philosophy for Freedom and Flourishing. Also, join us for more awesomeness after the conference in Ouray, CO—the inspiration for “Galt’s Gulch” in Ayn Rand’s "Atlas Shrugged."

Thank You to the Heroes of Space Tourism

2021 has been a breakthrough year for space tourism. Although many rightly celebrate these impressive achievements, a large number of people in the press and on social media have criticized them, claiming the money spent on these missions would be better spent fighting poverty or climate change. These detractors make several major errors.

Rush: My Gateway to Ayn Rand

How did you discover Ayn Rand? Whether you’re new to her work or have loved it for years, there are lots of ways to be introduced to it. Perhaps it was from discussions with  family, friends, classmates, or on social media. Perhaps you saw film versions of her...

Join OSI at Battle of Ideas in London

Calling all European lovers of liberty! OSI will have a table at the Battle of Ideas conference in London, October 9–10, 2021, where we will have a selection of OSI materials. Thomas Walker and Elliott Hill will be there to discuss ideas and answer any questions...

Level Up is a forum for sharing ideas and values that you find interesting, enjoyable, or useful toward flourishing. We invite you to submit:

  • Articles about ideas for loving life or defending freedom
  • Reviews of books, podcasts, or videos you find valuable
  • Personal-development tips, strategies, or tactics

Submissions are moderated for alignment with the purpose of the blog and may be edited for clarity and brevity. Read submission guidelines here.

Contributors here offer their own ideas, which do not necessarily reflect those of the staff or managers of OSI.

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