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Values and Morals

Member Spotlight: Social Psychologist Joe Duarte, Ph.D.

Friends and members of The Atlas Society are a major source of knowledge and wisdom. Social Psychologist Joe Duarte, Ph.D. recently spoke

Mar 24, 2020
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Marilyn Moore
10 MIns
Building Atlantis: How to Create Your Own Personal and Business Paradise

Atlas Summit 2013 -- If we can't escape to the idyllic mountain hideaway of Ayn Rand's Atlantis, can we at least bring the core ideals and

Aug 29, 2019
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2 Mins
If Amazon Is a "Sweatshop," Why Do So Many People Want to Work There?

“Firing people was easily the worst part of the job.” Those are the words of a great friend of mine who for decades ran a very successful

May 20, 2019
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John Tamny
6 Mins
Climate Change: A Moral Debate

There has been considerable debate on the science of climate change and global warming on both ends of the spectrum from “deniers” to “alarm

Apr 23, 2019
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John Vincent
6 Mins
Not #MeToo, but #MeFirst

What would you rather be remembered for: “Read my lips” or “Dodge my hands”? Breaking the tax pledge was once considered the low point...

Nov 3, 2017
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Jennifer Anju Grossman
10 Mins
Would Ayn Rand Airbnb? Why a Superhost is a Selfish Host

My first night as an Airbnb host was a near disaster.I thought I was prepared. Glamour shots of the house – check. Coffee maker – check...

May 6, 2017
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Jennifer A. Grossman
5 Mins
The Objectivist Crisis – and the John Allison Cure

Recently I was invited back by economist and professor Mark Skousen to teach his business school class at Chapman University – the topic....

Apr 25, 2017
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Jennifer Grossman
6 Mins
The Fountainhead: Ayn Rand’s Ode to Entrepreneurship

“There are some rules I’m perfectly willing to obey,” explains Howard Roark, the protagonist of Ayn Rand’s 1943 best seller, The Fountainhe

Apr 5, 2017
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Eric Bryant
5 Mins
Support Art, Cut NEA

At this time I was working summers to pay for my art education, and I had painted a large still life, and I still remember how proud I was

Feb 2, 2017
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Michael Newberry
5 Mins
Would Ayn Rand Wear a School Uniform?

My 5-year-old daughters were very excited. My wife had taken them to the craft store to buy T-shirts with sketches on them that they could c

May 25, 2016
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Edward Hudgins
6 Mins
Would Ayn Rand Like Selfies?

In the late 1970s I attended an Objectivist lecture in New York where Ayn Rand answered questions. After the event wrapped, I walked toward

May 23, 2016
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Edward Hudgins
4 Mins
Marguerite - movie review

Sometimes you might tell a little white lie because you don’t want to hurt someone’s feelings. But the lies often end in tragedy...

Apr 4, 2016
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Edward Hudgins
5 Mins
Sharing Economy Failure and Prosperity

Many “sharing economy” firms are in trouble! Venture capitalists have lost millions! It’s the beauty of capitalism, improving our lives...

Apr 1, 2016
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5 Mins
Transhumanism vs. a Conservative Death Ethos

Zoltan Istvan, author of the"License provocative novel The Transhumanist Wager (I’ll review it soon), recently suggested in Wired that...

Aug 20, 2014
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Edward Hudgins
5 Mins
Suicide and Reasons to Live

The death of entertainer Robin Williams has again brought to public discussion the serious matter of suicide.Robin Williams hope for those

Aug 15, 2014
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Edward Hudgins
4 Mins
The Moral and Cultural Significance of "Genie, you're free"

“Genie, you’re free.” In Disney’s Aladdin, those are the words in which the Genie learns that after thousands of years of being forced to...

Aug 13, 2014
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Alexander R. Cohen
3 Mins
Happy Holidays and the Synergy of the Season

As we approach the end of the year, I hope all of you are in a holiday mood. I certainly am!

Dec 23, 2013
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Edward Hudgins
2 Mins
Where Are the Honorable Prosecutors?

The Business Rights Center has noted a fair few bad deeds by prosecutors. Timothy Crudo lied to the jury about Greg Reyes. Prosecutors have

Nov 5, 2013
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3 Mins
Snowden, Heroism, and Self-Interest

Snowden released secrets about the U.S. government’s domestic spying to the public. He paid a high price for this deed, going from a

Jun 12, 2013
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Alexander R. Cohen
2 Mins
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