YouTube home National Registration Day


Isn't the Old Testament Indispensable for Morality?





The interactive transcript could not be loaded.



Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Uploaded on Mar 12, 2008

Philosopher Leonard Peikoff, founder of The Ayn Rand Institute, addresses the claim that the Old Testament is the basis for morality. This video was recorded at the inaugural Ayn Rand Institute public lecture in Irvine, California, on Sept. 9, 2002.


Subscribe to our channel:

Headquartered in Irvine, California, ARI offers educational experiences, based on Ayn Rand's books and ideas, to a variety of audiences, including students, educators, policymakers and lifelong learners. ARI also engages in research and advocacy efforts, applying Rand's ideas to current issues and seeking to promote her philosophical principles of reason, rational self-interest and laissez-faire capitalism.

ARI is composed of a dedicated board of directors and an energetic staff of more than 45 people. We invite you to explore how Ayn Rand viewed the world — and to consider the distinctive insights offered by ARI's experts today.

Explore ARI:
Follow ARI on Twitter:
Like ARI on Facebook:


When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Up next

to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...