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Ayn Rand was a Russian-American philosopher and novelist. Her famous works include Atlas Shrugged, Anthem, and The Fountainhead. She is credited for developing a philosophical system called Objectivism.
Answer Objectivism is the philosophical system originated by 20th Century novelist-philosopher Ayn Rand. In an "about the author" appendix to the novel Atlas Shrugged, she summarized: "My philosophy, in essence, is the concept of man as a heroic being, with his own happiness as the moral purpos…
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Answer A fountainhead is the source from which a stream of water emerges. Howard Roark is this the essence of this concept. His creative, original, and self worthy energy prevail throughout the story. He a creative force, the beginning of all that is good and noble in this world. A Fountainhead i…
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Answer Ego refers to the self. It is actually Latin for "I". Ego is a focal point in the novel because it focuses on, "I", the "self", which was a huge leap from the ideals taught to the main character. Remember he was forbidden to say the word "I" because it insinuated independence.
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Yes, there is. Atlas Shrugged - 50th Anniversary Edition is available through many book sellers.
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No. Ayn Rand was an athiest, believing solely in reason rather than revelation.
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Something someone has done wrong: a crime, a sin, a wrongdoing, a breaking of the rules.
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Dagny Taggart, John Galt, Hank Rearden
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Ayn Rand, born Alisa Zinov'yevna Rosenbaum, was a Russian-American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter. She is known for her two bestselling novels and for developing a philosophical system that she called Objectivism.Born (Feb. 2 1905) and educated in Russia, Rand moved to the Unite…
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the need for individual voice in society! the theme is that you can control a person through fear and hate but you cant truly control a person and how they feel on the inside. that's the real answer
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It is a novella (book) published in 1937, England.
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According to Wikipedia, "The Libertarian Futurist Society awarded Anthem the Prometheus Hall of Fame Award in 1987. "
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She was an atheist.
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Dagny Taggart faces a world where the destruction of capitalism threatens the livelihood of her train company. She faces off against her own brother who believes that man has no mind and that there is only the public interest to consider. She becomes well acquainted with Hank Rearden, a steel manufa…
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It is the lowest level of work were he cant rise up
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i have no clue man
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No. Ayn Rand was born into a Russian-Jewish family, but she was an atheist. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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to figure out how to make electricity
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Rand never supplies an answer to this question. However, several inferences can be made that would be difficult to argue against. 1. This society is so regressed that the citizens are not capable of practicing medicine. In fact, this society still practices bloodletting, a process that attempts to r…
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Equality 7-2521He was the character who used his curiosity to discover more and find more than what he had
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Red Pawn.
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Ine Rand
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the city where it take place
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Because people are so worn out from working so hard there whole lives. Plus, they aren't technologically advanced- they still use wax candles and horses with wagons. They society wouldn't have medicines needed to help heal the sick. And with the tight corners that everyone lives in- if one person ge…
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There are two songs by a band called Rush that relate to Anthem.2112Anthem 2112 is a 23 minute long rock epic that very closely follows the plot of the book. If you need or want a song, I'd pick that one over Anthem. Hope this helps!
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anthem, the fountainhead, atlas shrugged, and we the living
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704 with the extra stuff but the story itself is 694
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"The Fountainhead" was written by author Ayn Rand, a Russian who emigrated to the United States in 1926.
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It's a government where those who run it, the leaders, have tiny peniss' and take their anger out on the people and go into the house of mating raping everyone with their tiny peniss' and then bite their heads off.
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all the names in the book are metaphors, check out spark notes
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objectivism, a philosophy that ayn rand created herself
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They are linked because Neil Peart was at one time inspired by Ayn Rand's books and he agreed with her philosophy. Many of Rush's songs from that period of time in the mid-1970s to mid-1980s had a Randian influence. However, as Neil has pointed out many times, he long ago moved away from Ayn Rand's …
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Ellsworth Monkton TooheyPeter KeatingJames TaggartWesley MouchFloyd FerrisThe World Council (not a singular person)These are all the MAJOR villains in Rand's three pillars of fiction (Anthem, The Fountainhead, and Atlas Shrugged). Minor villains are not included.
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The antagonist is The council who enforces the rules of the new society. The protagonist in Equality 7-2521.
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The La Dee Da book club of Atlanta GA is currently reading Atlas Shrugged. They plan to analyze and discuss this book on August 28th, 2009.
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Anthem's genre is dystopian fiction.
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The council's rejects the gift of light because they know that they will lose control and people will begin to think about themselves not as one. Also, they begin to realize what might have destroyed the old world would begin to destroy the new world they lived in. :)
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Anthem is set in a dystopian future (date and place unspecified) where irrationality and collectivism have resulted in a dark age where individuality has been eliminated, along with innovation.
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No she was married to Frank O'Connor
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theye used as a symbold of knowledge and ignorance.Light being knowledge and darkness being ignorance
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Yes.
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Howard RoarkPeter KeatingDominique FranconHenry CameronHoward Roak is the protagonist. He is an architect with amazingly individual style and love for his work. His architecture and stubborn passion greatly conflict with (the majority of) society's opinions.Peter Keating is Roark's peer and competit…
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The book "Anthem", by Ayn Rand takes place in a collectivist, dystopian future where virtually all individuality has been destroyed.
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Nothing is wrong with Objectivism. It is a philosophy based on facts, including those facts of human consciousness. It is an integrated system of ideas without contradictions. The serious study of this philosophy with an active and honest mind will prove just that. Nothing is wrong with Objectivism…
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The two main characters would be Equality 7-2521 and The Golden One. Equality 7-2521 is also later referred to as Prometheus and The Golden One as Gaea.
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i like to hump girls
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Anthem is a science fiction novel. It can also be seen as a dystopian fiction novel.
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It is either ego or it honestly doesn't matter because ego is Latin for I
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I have just recently read this book for my English class and I loved it! But, the time period is never revealed and I think that Ayn Rand wanted it that way. I think that's what gives it so much more room to use your own mind. She didn't focus so much on the time period, or the setting. She focused …
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It is not banned in the united states. I'm not sure about other countries.
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It is about Equality 7-2521 and his findings of individuality in apocolyptic times. Everyone is considered a "they." The word "I" is the Unmentionable word. A person talks of him or herself as "we", "ours" instead of "my", "me" "I"
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No one. Her character was not included in the film version.
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John Galt.
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Hank Rearden's wife.
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She was granted a temporary visa to visit family members in America in 1925 and after arriving in New York City in 1926 resolved never to return to Russia.
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Dominique Francon is attracted to Howard Roark because of his attitude. Roark exudes power through defiance, matching Dominique's disdain for the world and that which it holds dear. Further, Howard is aware of Dominique's feelings and purposely denies them in ways such as remaining placid where othe…
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She works in the field
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Ayn Rand's philosophy of Objectivism is based on a naturalistic metaphysics; that there is only the reality that we know. In other words, reality is knowable and what is unknown, can be discovered through the evidence of the senses. Thus, Objectivism rejects any supernatural existence (e.g., God, th…
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She was granted a visa to visit American relatives in 1925. She departed from Russia on January 17, 1926 arriving in New York one month later on February 19.
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Ayn Rand's philosophy of Objectivism is based on a naturalistic metaphysics; that there is only the reality that we know. In other words, reality is knowable and what is unknown, can be discovered through the evidence of the senses. Thus, Objectivism rejects any supernatural existence (e.g., Go…
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The original publication date of Atlas Shrugged was October 10, 1957.
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In 2011. Check IMBD.com for updates
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"Anthem", the second fiction book by Ayn Rand, was more of a poem, quite short compared to her other writings. It described a future dystopic collectivism from the point of view of an individual who refused to follow the rules.The contrast was thus between the protoganist who represented individuali…
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They know he is intelligent, and that he has pride. This is to break his spirit, and put him in his place. And because he is different from everyone else ( 6 feet tall and handsome) so in order to make him the same as everyone else and to keep him from his full potential they made him a street swee…
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Ayn Rand promoted the ethical system of rational egoism or rational self-interest, which is not the same as the everyday meaning of "selfish." Selfish tends to mean concerned with one's own interests to the extent that you disregard or trample the interests of others. But this is not the kind of sel…
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read about it. it is a "philosophical novel." basically how "one should think and act."
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I found it! page 381 in the 50th anniversary edition! Thank you.
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Howard Roark refuses the contract because he only wishes to construct buildings in his own modernistic style, which conflicts with what the client thinks he wants. If Roark constructs what the client wants it will dilute the portfolio of his work, and Roark would find it harder to find the types of …
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The Home of the Scholars is the source of all inventions, such as glass and the candle, the latter of which had only discovered a hundred years ago.
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Nothing was wrong with Ayn Rand. She contributed much to society, publishing a variety of fiction and non-fiction books. She also pioneered the reason driven philosophy, Objectivism.
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"Howard Roark laughed" is the first line from the novel Fountainhead by Ayn Rand.
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Repeatedly. He kept saying "we've only one rule" and then telling Dagny of another one. Or he didn't believe in giving his enemies the products of his mind - but then told his torturers how to fix the machine.
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None of them had any desire for sex or romance unless it was with the very best woman on Earth, which as there can only be one of those meant that most all of them were to end up very lonely.
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She does not tell him because she did not know the exact location herself, so that would not be betrayal.Another view:Of course it was a betrayal. She knew how to get in contact with the men of the valley, most especially John Galt. If nothing else, she could have told the men of the valley about Ed…
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No, it was in no way plausible. Especially as he was displaying behavior that he knew she would hate.
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Ayn Rand wrote about thirteen books discussing Objectivism (and her various other beliefs).About eight books were written about her, the person and the philosopher.
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Yes, in a sense. He was a fictional character in the bestselling philosophical novel "Atlas Shrugged" by Ayn Rand. He was described as the "Head of State", a position equivalent to that of "President".He tried to persuade John Galt to help the government, even threatening torture - though he didn't …
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Random House, in 1957.
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No, it's a book about philosophy wrote in the style of a mystery and adventure story. It doesn't have any mechanical instruction in it.To add to Stiles's perfect answer above, I will say that the gears on a car are better explained by Murphy's Law which states, "That which can go wrong, will go wron…
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The lead character- the architect destroys or attempts to destroy a building that was not made accurately to his designs ( this happens, not the vandalism but well alterations due to cost considerations, labor problems etc)- in an aftermath of guilt he commits suicide. I never saw the film but am fa…
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It is very unlikely. Ayn Rand died in 1982, and during her life, there is not much evidence that she liked rock music. Further, she influenced many young people over the years, Neil Peart among them; but unless the people who admired her work sought her out, she did not make the effort to find them.…
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I have been searching for the answer to this and the closest thing I can find to a poem is a song. the song 2112 was inspired by the book anthem and basically tells the story of anthem. You should listen to it. Hope this helped.
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Ayn Rand's classic dystopian novel "Atlas Shrugged" is about a society very much like ours today in which the productive people in society - the few people who invent things, start businesses, and develop new and more productive ways of doing things - are being more and more hampered and taxed in th…
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I have coupled Anthem with The Village, by M. Night Shyamalan.Anthem can also be nicely paired with The Giver (Lois Lowry) and Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury).
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it is individualist vs collectivism
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Anthem is set in a dystopian society in the future. In the effort to make everybody equal, the society issues extreme control of the lives of the individual, smothering individuality almost entirely.
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The major theme of Anthem is individuality. The book is an anthem to ego, the distinct sense of self.
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Scholars, Street Sweepers, Peasants
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