Aaron Tao

Aaron Tao is an entrepreneur and young professional working in Austin, TX. He holds an M.S. from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. from Case Western Reserve University. His other writings have been published by Areo Magazine, Quillette, and the Independent Institute. 

Recent blog posts by this author

How the Chinese Are Erasing the Tiananmen Square Massacre From History

One free man will say with truth what he thinks and feels amongst thousands of men who by their acts and words attest exactly the opposite. It would seem that he who sincerely expressed his thought must remain alone, whereas it generally happens...

How America’s Gun Culture Cultivates Civic Virtue

“It is through the enjoyment of a dangerous freedom that Americans learn the art of reducing freedom’s perils.” —Alexis de Tocqueville Many people are often surprised to learn that I am a gun owner and firm defender of the Second Amendment. After...

Escape the Moral Matrix with the Red Pill of Intellectual Diversity

Back in 2012, before the ascendance of Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency and before neologisms such as “trigger warnings,” “microaggressions, and “safe spaces” became part of regular college campus discourse, New York University social...