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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 25, 2022 01:02:05
On Modern Art & The Buffalo Shooter's Manifesto - Current Events with Hicks and Tracinski

On Modern Art & The Buffalo Shooter's Manifesto - Current Events with Hicks and Tracinski

Join Senior Scholar Dr. Stephen Hicks and our Senior Fellow Robert Tracinski for the 105th episode of The Atlas Society Asks as they discuss current events in how we should understand art and the process of creation along with an Objectivist perspective on the recent Buffalo shooter and his manifesto. ...

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May 17, 2022 00:59:14
The Atlas Society Asks Jason Brennan

The Atlas Society Asks Jason Brennan

Join CEO Jennifer Grossman and philosopher and business professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University Jason Brennan on the 104th episode of The Altas Society Asks. Listen as they discuss philosophy, economics, the problem with third parties in America and Why it's OK to Want to Be Rich. ...

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May 11, 2022 01:00:42
The Atlas Society Asks Buck Angel

The Atlas Society Asks Buck Angel

Join our CEO Jennifer Grossman as she speaks with Transsexual activist Buck Angel on the 103rd episode of The Atlas Society Asks. Transgender activism is a matter of hot debate—from whether biological males should be allowed to compete in women’s sports and housed in women’s prisons to Governor DeSantis’ Parental Rights in Education bill banning teaching gender identity to young schoolchildren. That's why we've invited Buck Angel to give his nuanced perspective on the issue and to provide a more balanced discussion on the topic. Born biologically female, Buck struggled with gender dysphoria before transitioning a transsexual man. For decades he’s worked to affirm sexual freedom but has a nuanced view of some of what he sees as the excesses of transgender activism today. ...

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May 11, 2022 00:58:24
Roe v. Wade & Abortion with Richard Salsman and Robert Tracinski

Roe v. Wade & Abortion with Richard Salsman and Robert Tracinski

Join Senior Scholar Dr. Richard Salsman and Senior Fellow Robert Tracinski for a special webinar discussion on the recent Supreme Court opinion leak along with an Objectivist perspective on Roe v. Wade and abortion. ...

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May 04, 2022 01:00:30
The Atlas Society Asks Jacob Mchangama

The Atlas Society Asks Jacob Mchangama

Join CEO Jennifer Grossman and Danish lawyer Jacob Mchangama for the 102nd episode of The Atlas Society Asks! As a human-rights advocate and social commentator, Jacob Mchangama has recently published his book "Free Speech: A History from Socrates to Social Media" where he describes how free speech appears to be in recession and calls on some of history's greatest philosophers to act as chief witnesses in the defense of free speech today. ...

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April 28, 2022 00:59:03
The Atlas Society Asks Robert Bryce

The Atlas Society Asks Robert Bryce

Join CEO Jennifer Grossman and energy expert Robert Bryce for the 101st episode of The Atlas Society Asks. As a longtime skeptic of the viability of renewable energy, listen as Robert Bryce discusses his recent book and documentary, along with his analysis of factors contributing to the Texas power crisis during the 2021 winter storm. ...

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