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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. Objectivi ...more

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February 24, 2021 00:57:42
The Atlas Society Asks Virginia Postrel

The Atlas Society Asks Virginia Postrel

An award-winning journalist, Virginia Postrel is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist and author of the recently released "The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World," which explores how the need for textiles has driven technology, business, politics, and culture. She is currently on the board of Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) and previously served as editor of Reason magazine. ...

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February 17, 2021 00:53:02
The Atlas Society Asks Greg Lukianoff

The Atlas Society Asks Greg Lukianoff

Greg Lukianoff is co-author of "The Coddling of the American Mind" and president and CEO of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), an organization dedicated to fighting for free speech on college campuses. ...

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February 10, 2021 00:45:30
The Atlas Society Asks Chip Wilson

The Atlas Society Asks Chip Wilson

Chip Wilson, founder of Lululemon and author of "Little Black Stretchy Pants," is a huge friend of The Atlas Society. The recipient of The Atlas Society 2019 Lifetime Achievement award, he presented the 2020 award to Peter Diamandis. He has been the subject of a Draw My Life video, “My Name Is Chip Wilson,” which has been translated into five languages: Spanish, Portuguese, French, Hindi, and Georgian. ...

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February 03, 2021 00:57:08
The Atlas Society Asks Nadine Strossen

The Atlas Society Asks Nadine Strossen

Nadine Strossen is the author of "HATE: Why We Should Resist it With Free Speech, Not Censorship." A law professor specializing in constitutional law and civil liberties, she served as the first woman president of the American Civil Liberties Union from 1991 to 2008. The recipient of numerous honorary degrees and awards, she has been named one of America’s "100 Most Influential Lawyers" by the National Law Journal. Hear what she has to say about the state of free speech in American today. ...

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January 27, 2021 00:59:40
The Atlas Society Asks Lenore Skenazy

The Atlas Society Asks Lenore Skenazy

Lenore Skenazy is the author of "Free Range Kids" and the president and co-founder of Let Grow, promoting childhood independence and resilience. She gained notoriety when she published the 2008 newspaper article “Why I Let My 9-Year-Old Ride the Subway Alone” and was labelled “America’s Worst Mom.” Tune in for her ideas on raising children to become strong, productive adults. ...

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January 20, 2021 00:55:55
The Atlas Society Asks Michael Walsh

The Atlas Society Asks Michael Walsh

Having authored more than fifteen books, Michael Walsh is a New York Times bestselling author, journalist, and screenwriter. His latest book, "Last Stands: Why Men FIght When All Is Lost," is a praise of what many today criticize as “toxic” masculinity. In addition to his years as the classical music critic for Time Magazine and columnist at National Review, his nonfiction books "The Devil’s Pleasure Palace" (2015) and "The Fiery Angel" (2018) examine the enemies, heroes, triumphs, and struggles of Western Civilization. ...

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