Category Archives: Ayn Rand’s philosophy

Walter Block: In defense of Ayn Rand

The leftosphere has been spinning with accusations this past year that Ayn Rand was a hypocrite for accepting Social Security and Medicare in her later years. Writing for Psychology Today, Loyola Economics Professor Walter Block sets the record straight. It’s … Continue reading

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Is Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged scenario coming true?

John F. Floyd writes in the Gadsden Times: Are we in the early death throes of this wonderful country? This question would not have entered my mind five years ago. The United States had its problems in 2007, but the … Continue reading

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Atlas Shrugged-themed summer seminar in Washington, D.C.

From an article by Karl Dickey, writing for the West Palm Beach Libertarian Examiner: As part of The Atlas Society’s promotion efforts, its June 29-July 1 Summer Seminar theme will be “Either-Or: Atlas Shrugged and the Future of Individualism.” The … Continue reading

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Teaser trailer for Atlas Shrugged Part II

This teaser trailer for Atlas Shrugged Part II has just been released!

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Scott Holleran: New “Ayn Rand & the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged” documentary is lacking

Objectivist intellectual Scott Holleran has reviewed the new documentary Ayn Rand & the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged, which he found lacking in some areas. His review begins: Surprisingly, there’s a lot I don’t like about the new Ayn Rand documentary, … Continue reading

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Get FREE tickets to the new “Ayn Rand and the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged” documentary

Interested in seeing the new Ayn Rand and the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged movie during its nationwide screening on Tuesday, January 17th? The movie’s publicists are offering free tickets (login required) to Atlasphere members. The offer extends to both free … Continue reading

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Smart Girl Politics: “Wow, does it ever get you thinking!”

Ever wonder how people who haven’t read the novel are reacting to the new Atlas Shrugged – Part 1 movie? K Stadler at Smart Girl Politics had this to say: I just finished watching the movie Atlas Shrugged Part One, … Continue reading

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“Ayn Rand and the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged,” a new documentary coming 7 Oct

The Ayn Rand Institute has helped sponsor the production of a new documentary titled Ayn Rand and the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged. Written and directed by Chris Mortensen, it is “a feature-length documentary film that examines the resurging interest in … Continue reading

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Celebrity Atlas Shrugged fan: PayPal co-founder Luke Nosek

From a new article in The Independent about a Silicon Valley startup being backed by the founders of PayPal: Polish-born Nosek, 36, worked on supercomputers at the University of Illinois in the early 1990s, then entered Silicon Valley working for … Continue reading

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Going Galt: Birmingham coal mine owner Ronnie Bryant calls it quits

During a public hearing to discuss the pros and cons of opening his new coal mine — and after two hours of listening to concerned citizens trash companies of all kinds and blame coal mines for causing a wide range … Continue reading

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