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- Novel : A work of prose fiction of extended length.
- Philosophy : The study of the meaning and justification of beliefs about the most general, or universal, aspects of things.
- Politics : Activity that relates to the way in which society is governed, and the process by which human beings living in communities make decisions and establish obligatory values for its members.
- American conservatism : A diverse mix of political ideologies that share support for market economics, some view of American exceptionalism and, generally, decentralization of government; differing views of individual liberties versus enforcement of morality; in opposition to liberalism, socialism and communism; factions include libertarianism, social conservatism, nativism (politics) and neoconservatism
- Objectivism : Philosophical system, created by Ayn Rand, which holds that reason and the knowledge of objective reality leads to an ethic of rational self-interest and libertarian capitalism.
- Libertarianism : A political ideology that regards individual freedom as having the highest value in society.
- Atheism : Absence of belief in any god or other supernatural beings; distinct from antitheism, or opposition to religion, and agnosticism, the position that one cannot know whether such beings exist.
- Bob Barr : (1948-) is a former Republican party member of the United States House of Representatives (Georgia's 7th congressional district) from 1995-2003. In 2004, he left the Republican party and endorsed the Libertarian Party's ticket, formally joining in 2006; recommended columnist, American Conservative Union; board member, National Rifle Association }
- William F. Buckley Jr. : (1926-2008) Among the intellectual deans of American conservatism, noted for erudite if polysyllabic expression; founder of National Review magazine and Young Americans for Freedom; cofounder of American Conservative Union; a devout Catholic, anti-Communism was his core belief and he worked with conservatives of many factions although he and Ayn Rand despised one another
- Ron Paul : (1935–) libertarian U.S. Representative (R-Texas) and physician; sought Republican Presidential candidacy in 2008; father of Rand Paul; advisory board and national chair, 1996, Republican Liberty Caucus