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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
Venus of the Planets

Decades ago at 2:30 a.m. on a back street in La Jolla, I was arrested driving my mom’s ’68 Firebird 400 convertible. I had our tiny mutts

Feb 12, 2018
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Michael Newberry
5 Mins
Meet The Girl Boss: A Feminist in Capitalist Clothing

She was fifteen when it occurred to her for the first time that women did not run railroads and that people might object. To hell with that

May 31, 2017
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Jennifer A. Grossman
5Mins
Musk, the Moon, and Musts for Achievement

tesla.jpgIf you’re like me, you cheered the announcement by SpaceX head Elon Musk that his company plans to send two people on a slingshot

Mar 3, 2017
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Edward Hudgins
3 Mins
The Talent Myth

While friends and family often compliment my artwork by commenting on my natural talent, people in the artistic community generally avoid th

Aug 24, 2016
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Agnieszka Pilat
4 Mins
Five Ayn Rand Questions for Heather Wagenhals

I’m Heather Wagenhals, native Phoenician (from Phoenix, Arizona, that is!), author, speaker, professional coach, and radio talk-show host...

Jun 22, 2016
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3 Mins
“Man In the Place of the Gods: What Cities Mean.”

It’s hard to say, because the book is so interdisciplinary. The short answer is: Ayn Rand and cities. iUniverse, the publisher, requires au

May 24, 2016
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Edward Hudgins
4 Mins
Which Culture Can Make 120 Years Old the Prime of Life?

Emma Morano, age 116, is the last person alive born in the nineteenth century. New cutting-edge technologies could mean that more than a few

May 18, 2016
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Edward Hudgins
6 Mins
Success in Business Symposium

The Atlas Summit, the premiere conference of open Objectivism, is featuring a "Symposium on Success in Business." Ayn Rand was one of the

May 18, 2016
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David Kelley
4 Mins
Take Your Daughters to Work Day

April 28 was “Take your daughters to work day,” and I did! (I hope all you parents took your sons along as well!) My five-year-old fraternal

Apr 29, 2016
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Edward Hudgins
3 Mins
A Tale of Two Sanders

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was the age of individualism, it was the age of collectivism. It was the epoch of pe

Apr 13, 2016
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Kevin Schooler
3 Mins
Ed Snider, RIP

Ed Snider died Monday, April 11, 2016, after a long battle with cancer.

Apr 11, 2016
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David Kelley
2 Mins
Ayn Rand Diet Plan: Fad Diets, Fat-acceptance Are Anti-Reality

“A is A. All the pain has come from the effort to evade the fact that A is A.” ayn rand diet plan exercise reality checkThese are the

Apr 8, 2016
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Jennifer A. Grossman
3 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
RIP, Donald Heath

We note in sorrow that Donald Heath died Friday, March 25, of a heart attack. He was 56.Don worked for our organization as our first

Mar 28, 2016
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David Kelley
5 Mins
Unleashing the power of philosophy in business

This summer, at the Atlas Summit, serial entrepreneur Dr. Patrick Gentempo will make a passionate argument about the very practical use of

Feb 25, 2016
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2 Mins
Steve Jobs (movie review
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If you’re a fan of Steve Jobs, the Apple co-founder and digital age revolutionary, you might find Steve Jobs the movie a bit hard to take...

Oct 22, 2015
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Edward Hudgins
7 Mins
An Open Letter to J.K. Rowling

Ms. Rowling, your Cinderella story is legendary. As the article summarizes it: “Her life now is, naturally, very different from the hand-...

Jul 31, 2015
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Robert James Bidinotto
4 Mins
Google, Entrepreneurs, and Living 500 Years

A Bloomberg Markets piece on “Google Ventures and the Search for Immortality” documents how the billions of dollars Maris invests each year.

Mar 12, 2015
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Edward Hudgins
4 Mins
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