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Self-Righteous Pedantry Regarding “Atlas Shrugged”

My world has been upended. I just found out that Atlas, in Greek mythology, was supposed to hold up the sky/heavens and not the Earth, as commonly if not universally depicted.  This I can handle; the masses are ignorant, and misrepresentations … Continue reading

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Reading “Atlas Shrugged” (Part 2 of 3)

I’m 700 pages in, just finished Part 2 of Atlas Shrugged.  As expected, none of the characters have become more likeable since Part 1, but surprisingly, a few of them have become, ever so slightly, more relatable as human beings. … Continue reading

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Reading “Atlas Shrugged” (Part 1 of 3)

I started reading Atlas Shrugged recently to pass the time, as this period of unemployment will (hopefully) be the last one for the foreseeable future come August.  I’m currently about 250 pages in.  Dagny has just fucked Rearden for the … Continue reading

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