CATO on Ayn Rand at 100

David Boaz, executive vice president of the Cato Institute, pens a thoughtful tribute to Rand’s influence on libertarianism and the pro-freedom movement. After highlighting how Rand stood up to the culture of her times by vigorously promoting a principled freedom, Boaz sums up Rand’s importance:

She infused her novels with the ideas of individualism, liberty, and limited government in ways that often changed the lives of her readers. The cultural values she championed—reason, science, individualism, achievement, and happiness—are spreading across the world.

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