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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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April 22, 2022 01:03:36
The Atlas Society Ukraine Discussion with David Kelley, Richard Salsman, and Robert Tracinski

The Atlas Society Ukraine Discussion with David Kelley, Richard Salsman, and Robert Tracinski

Join The Atlas Society for a special discussion on the war between Russia and Ukraine. Listen and Dr. Richard Salsman and Robert Tracinski discuss Objectivist interpretations of America’s foreign policy and their differing opinions in a civil and open manner. Professor Salsman argues that Ukraine does not deserve U.S. help and based on America’s national self-interest it should NOT get involved in the conflict, at present. Robert Tracinski, on the other hand, advances that America should be doing more to curtail a blatantly aggressive Vladimir Putin and provide more assistance for Ukraine. Our founder, Dr. David Kelley, will moderate as the duo will present their understanding of the history that has led up to the current conflict and what foreign policy options should be pursued to bring resolution. ...

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April 20, 2022 01:04:25
Scholars Ask Scholars: Richard Salsman Interviews David Kelley

Scholars Ask Scholars: Richard Salsman Interviews David Kelley

Join The Atlas Society Asks for our special 100th episode: Scholars Ask Scholars. Our Senior Scholar and Professor of Economics at Duke, Dr. Richard Salsman, sits down to chat with our founder, Dr. David Kelley to discuss the latter’s reflections on “Open Objectivism,” where he sees room to improve Objectivism as a “movement,” the future of The Atlas Society and more! ...

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April 14, 2022 00:59:58
The Atlas Society Asks Johan Anderberg

The Atlas Society Asks Johan Anderberg

Listen to the 99th episode of The Atlas Society Asks where our CEO Jennifer Grossman and journalist Johan Anderberg discuss his upcoming book "The Herd" and how Sweden has ultimately fared against COVID-19 in comparison to the rest of the world. ...

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March 30, 2022 00:58:50
The Atlas Society Asks Isaac Morehouse

The Atlas Society Asks Isaac Morehouse

Join Jennifer Grossman and the founder of Praxis/CEO of Crash, Isaac Morehouse, on the 98th episode of The Atlas Society Asks. Listen as the two discuss homeschooling and alternative education along with how Praxis is working to provide young people the skills needed to get careers without having to go to college.   ...

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March 23, 2022 00:59:52
The Atlas Society Asks Dorian Abbot

The Atlas Society Asks Dorian Abbot

Join our CEO, Jennifer Grossman, and Professor Dorian Abbot on the 97th episode of The Atlas Society Asks. Listen as two discuss his experience of being canceled for expressing views at odds within "woke" academia, the status of open inquiry on campus, and his work to dismantle "Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion." ...

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March 16, 2022 00:56:02
The Atlas Society Asks Peter Diamandis

The Atlas Society Asks Peter Diamandis

Join our CEO, Jennifer Grossman, and the founder of the XPRIZE Foundation, Peter Diamandis, on the 96th episode of The Atlas Society Asks. Listen as they explore the power of a positive mindset, the future of exponential technologies, and why "Atlas Shrugged" became Diamandis' "bible" in his entrepreneurial journey. ...

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