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The Foundation was dissolved some fifteen years after her death, having been made redundant by ARI. Although Rand objected to Objectivism becoming an organized movement, she supported like-minded individuals working toward a common goal. The Jefferson School held a two-week-long conference at the University of California, San Diego later that year, a conference which continued to occur every two years and is the predecessor of ARI's current annual Objectivist Conference.
The first board of directors included Snider and psychologist Edith Packer. Snider was also one of the founding donors for the organization along with educational entrepreneur Carl Barney. Northrup Buechner and George Walsh joined the board of advisors shortly thereafter.
One was developing a network of college clubs to study Objectivism. The other was a college scholarship contest for high-school students based on writing an essay about Rand's novel The Fountainhead.
It sends free books to schools, sponsors student essay contests and campus clubs and offers financial assistance to students applying to graduate school. OCON primarily consists of lectures, social events, and professional mentoring.
Entry to the program requires admission after application, which requires college transcripts and admission essays. OAC does not offer college credits and is rather intended as a supplement to a college education.
ARI sponsors writers and speakers who apply Objectivism to contemporary issues, including religion, politics and art.
They hold that the motivation for Islamic terrorism comes from their religiosity, not poverty or a reaction to Western policies.
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The Ayn Rand Institute is a (c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes the works and the philosophy of Ayn Rand, author of Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead. For more information on Objectivism and on ARI’s high school and college programs, go to ARI’s website at leslutinsduphoenix.com The nation which had once held the creed that greatness is achieved by production, is now told that it is achieved by squalor.
Ayn Rand - Atlas Shrugged. The Ayn Rand Institute checks essays with Ithenticate plagiarism detection software. Rules. No application is required. Contest is open to students worldwide, except where void or prohibited by law. Essays must be written in English only. Anthem Essay Contest The Ayn Rand Institute P.O Box Irvine, CA USA.
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