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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. ...more

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May 26, 2021 00:59:52
The Atlas Society Asks Randy Wallace

The Atlas Society Asks Randy Wallace

Randall Wallace is an Oscar-nominated screenwriter, director, producer, songwriter, and novelist. He is best known for writing the screenplay for Braveheart and Pearl Harbor but has also written and directed We Were Soldiers, and Secretariat. He is also the author of seven novels and most recently, Living the Braveheart Life: Finding the Courage to Follow Your Heart, which is about his creative and personal life journey. His deep admiration for the ideas of Ayn Rand inspired Jennifer Grossman to write her Wall Street Journal op-ed, “Can You Love God and Ayn Rand?” ...

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May 19, 2021 00:57:33
Current Events with Hicks and Salsman

Current Events with Hicks and Salsman

The Atlas Society Senior Scholars Dr. Stephen Hicks and Dr. Richard Salsman join host Vickie Oddino for a discussion on an Objectivist perspective of what’s currently happening around the country. ...

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May 12, 2021 01:01:19
The Atlas Society Asks Bill Whittle

The Atlas Society Asks Bill Whittle

Bill Whittle is a writer, film director, political commentator and YouTuber who focuses on America, history, and conservative values. He is the co-host of Bill Whittle Now and Right Angle, in which he and his co-hosts share their thoughts on topics in the news. He is also known for his FIREWALL video essays. His first book, "Silent America: Essays from a Democracy at War," is a collection from his first blog, "Eject! Eject! Eject!," where he wrote personal narratives and long format essays which discussed current events and political philosophy. Whittle is also an instrument-rated pilot of glider and light aircraft. ...

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May 05, 2021 01:02:03
The Atlas Society Asks Nina Teicholz

The Atlas Society Asks Nina Teicholz

Nina Teicholz is an investigative science journalist and an adjunct professor at NYU. She is the author of the best-selling book, "The Big Fat Surprise", which challenges conventional thinking regarding dietary fat and government dietary policy. She is also Executive Director of The Nutrition Coalition, a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization with the primary goal of ensuring that U.S. nutrition policy is based on rigorous scientific evidence. Tune in for her thoughts on nutrition and health, particularly COVID. ...

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April 28, 2021 00:57:01
The Atlas Society Asks Patri Friedman

The Atlas Society Asks Patri Friedman

Patri Friedman is the founder and general partner of Pronomos Capital, which is dedicated to building prosperous cities using a new model for urban development, uplifting entire regions. Mr. Friedman worked at Google as an engineer from 2004-2008 and 2013-2019. In 2008 he founded the Seasteading Institute and in 2009 started Ephemerisle, the largest self-organizing festival on water. ...

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April 22, 2021 00:58:49
Current Events with Hicks, Kelley, Salsman, and Grossman

Current Events with Hicks, Kelley, Salsman, and Grossman

The Atlas Society Senior Scholar Dr. Stephen Hicks, Founder Dr. David Kelley, and Professor of Political Economy Dr. Richard Salsman join host CEO Jennifer Grossman for a discussion on an Objectivist perspective of what’s currently happening in the country. Those interested can register and join the Zoom session or can watch live on Facebook or YouTube. You will also have an opportunity to submit your questions no matter what format you are on. Be sure to tune in for what will prove to be a thought-provoking discussion! ...

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