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Work and Achievement: newly digitized work

September 01, 2015 Achievement through productive work is not only an economic necessity for most people. It is also... Read more...

Donald Trump: A Know-Nothing for the 21st Century

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Good Judgment

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The American Ethic of Success

August 29, 2015 America was founded on the idea of liberty, and it succeeded because Americans highly valued... Read more...

The Source of Economic Growth

August 28, 2015 No school of economic thought is consistent with Objectivism, which is why Ayn Rand, in the very... Read more...

The Technology of Celebration

August 28, 2015 Have you ever asked yourself exactly what it means to “celebrate” something or someone? If you are... Read more...

Romanticist Writers Panel

August 24, 2015 Atlas Summit 2015 - Four fiction writers who write in the Romanticist tradition form a discussion... Read more...

Democrats Stand for Socialism

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GOP Undercard Debate: Fiorina vs. Santorum

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Is a $70,000 Base Salary Unjust and Corrupting?

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Impulses, Reactions, and Long-term Goals

August 03, 2015 Atlas Summit 2015 -- You want to lose weight, but you’re too tempted by sweet and fatty foods; you... Read more...

"Selling" Ayn Rand's Ideas

August 03, 2015 Atlas Summit 2015 -- In the decade and a half since the publication of What Art Is: The... Read more...
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