Suffering should not be seen as essential to life given the efficacy of human intelligence.
With a passionate commitment to rational ideas, New Ideal explores pressing cultural issues from the perspective of Ayn Rand’s philosophy, Objectivism.
About The Ayn Rand Institute
AynRand.org is the official website of the Ayn Rand Institute, the source for information on the life, writings and work of novelist-philosopher Ayn Rand.
Headquartered in Santa Ana, California, ARI offers educational experiences, based on Ayn Rand’s books and ideas, for a variety of audiences, including students, educators, policymakers and lifelong learners. ARI also engages in research and advocacy efforts, applying Rand’s ideas to current issues and seeking to promote her philosophical principles of reason, rational self-interest and laissez-faire capitalism.
ARI is composed of a dedicated Board of Directors and an energetic staff of more than 35 people. We invite you to explore how Ayn Rand viewed the world – and to consider the distinctive insights offered by ARI’s thought leaders today.LEARN MORE