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KJG67 04-23-2013 08:10 PM

I found john galt!!!
 
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He's in Illinois!

nicklarimore 04-23-2013 08:13 PM

Now all you have to do is follow him to paradise!

eatmydust 04-23-2013 08:15 PM

KJG, please help me with the signifigance of this event. What am I missing?

KJG67 04-23-2013 08:19 PM

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Originally Posted by eatmydust (Post 1224423)
KJG, please help me with the signifigance of this event. What am I missing?

The question you should ask is "Who is John Galt?"

http://youtu.be/00xStn_jXKo

eatmydust 04-23-2013 08:31 PM

I've never read Rand, looks like Atlas Shrugged will be a good read.

PanBaccha 04-23-2013 08:32 PM

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Originally Posted by eatmydust (Post 1224423)
KJG, please help me with the signifigance of this event. What am I missing?

John Galt: a character in Ayn Rand's novel, Atlas Shrugged.

nicklarimore 04-23-2013 08:35 PM

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Originally Posted by eatmydust
I've never read Rand, looks like Atlas Shrugged will be a good read.

It's almost scary reading it today, with how our nation is going.

KJG67 04-23-2013 11:20 PM

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Originally Posted by eatmydust
I've never read Rand, looks like Atlas Shrugged will be a good read.

Keep in mind it's a bit over 1000 pages. She can ramble in parts, so feel free to skip through some of her longer diatribes. Parts can be dry, but stick with it. It is scary the similarities to the current situation. Issues in Washington, NY, and Colorado are all part of the main focus of the story.

I don't agree with her entire philosophy, but it's hard to argue with some of her position.

The Fountainhead is a good read too. Anthem is an interesting novella as well.

Unfortunately they haven't made a good movie on either.

partdeux 04-24-2013 01:26 AM

and it was written when?

c3shooter 04-24-2013 01:49 AM

1957. The 4th of her novels


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