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We promote open Objectivism: the philosophy of reason, achievement, individualism, and freedom. Ayn Rand's philosophy of Objectivism was set forth in such works as her epic novel Atlas Shrugged, and in her brilliant non-fiction essays. Objectivism is designed as a guide to life, and celebrates the remarkable potential and power of the individual. Objectivism also challenges the doctrines of irrationalism, self-sacrifice, brute force, and collectivism that have brought centuries of chaos and misery into the lives of millions of individuals. It provides fascinating insights into the world of politics, art, education, foreign policy, science, and more, rewarding you with a rich understanding of how ideas shape your world. Those who discover Objectivism often describe the experience as life-changing and liberating. Ayn Rand's philosophical works have been praised as presenting historic breakthroughs in thinking. At the Atlas Society, our scholars work to further develop this philosophy born in the mid-twentieth century. We present the empowering principles of Objectivism to a global audience, and offer those principles as a rational and moral alternative in the marketplace of philosophical ideas.
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  1. The Atlas Society Asks Michael Shellenberger

    Michael Shellenberger’s latest best-selling book, Apocalypse Never, is a lifelong environmentalist activist. The 2020 book came about as a result of his concern about the lack of science in the public discussion on climate change. He writes on a variety of topics, such as homelessness, addiction, and California’s forest fires. ...


  2. The Atlas Society Asks Jay Lapeyre

    Join us for The Atlas Society Asks Jay Lapeyre - Chairman of The Atlas Society Board of Trustees, Jay Lapeyre is also president of Laitram, LLC, a diversified global manufacturer of plastic conveyor belting, shrimp processing equipment, and space-saving stairs in New Orleans. An entrepreneur who promotes the ideas of ...


  3. The Atlas Society Asks John Fund

    We are tremendously lucky to host political journalist and election expert John Fund on the day after the most contentious presidential election of our time! He is currently the national-affairs reporter for National Review Online and a senior editor at "The American Spectator" after spending twenty years at the Wall ...


  4. The Atlas Society Asks John Tamny

    John Tamny is Director of the Center for Economic Freedom at FreedomWorks and editor at RealClearMarkets. He is widely published in the areas of tax, trade, and monetary policy. His most recent book, "The End of Work", sees that end as a net positive, allowing people to pursue their passions ...


  5. The Atlas Society Asks Helen Fisher

    Helen Fisher, Ph. D., is a biological anthropologist and a senior fellow at The Kinsey Institute. She has studied the brain circuitry of romantic love and written sic books, including Anatomy of Love: A Natural History of Mating, Morriage, and Why We Stray. ...