Atlas Society is not fundamentally a resource on Rand's personal life. We focus on her ideas, specifically on the philosophy of Objectivism which she founded. For the past 25 years we have analyzed and further developed this philosophy.

Below, we have provided information on several prominent myths about Rand's ideas as well as other resources. We hope that this information will assist you in your reporting.

Myths about Ayn Rand's ideas

Myth: Ayn Rand Was a Conservative

Myth: Ayn Rand Was an Elitist

Myth: Ayn Rand was for Dog-Eat-Dog Selfishness

Myth: Ayn Rand Was Simply Pro-Wealthy and Pro-Business

Myth: Ayn Rand Wasn't a Serious Philosopher

On Kindle: Myths About Ayn Rand: Popular Errors and the Insights They Conceal  - $2.99

 

Objectivity in Journalism: 

Can Reporters Handle the Truth?
“To the press alone,” said Madison, “chequered as it is with abuses, the world is indebted for all the triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression.” In this article Atlas Society founder Dr. David Kelley addresses the role of media in society and the nature and challenges of objectivity in journalism.

Media Queries

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