Category: Atlas Shrugged

Defining Pride

We continue our analysis of John Galt’s Speech in Atlas Shrugged, where Ayn Rand defines her chief virtues of the rationally self-interested man. These virtues are: Honesty, Integrity, Productiveness, Pride, Rationality, Independence, and Justice. These virtues are required to fulfill man's drive for Reason, Purpose, and...

Defining Productiveness

We continue our analysis of John Galt's Speech in Atlas Shrugged. Ayn Rand writes that the 3 primary values that guide man's life are reason, purpose, and self-esteem. Those values are supported by 7 cardinal virtues: productiveness, rationality, integrity, independence, honesty, justice, and pride. Defining Productiveness Ayn...

Defining Justice

We continue our analysis of John Galt's Speech in Atlas Shrugged, where Ayn Rand defines her chief virtues of the rationally self-interested man. These virtues are: Honesty, Integrity, Productiveness, Pride, Rationality, Independence, and Justice. Defining Justice “Justice is the recognition of the fact that you cannot...

Defining Honesty

We continue our analysis of John Galt's speech in Atlas Shrugged. On pages 932-934, Ayn Rand provides definitions for Rationality, Independence, Integrity, Honesty, Justice, Productiveness, and Pride. Rand argues that these are the virtues which human beings must live up to and abide by to achieve...

Defining Rationality

Why Definitions Matter The beginning of wisdom is calling things by their proper name. We must expand our vocabulary, and be precise in our speech. To the degree that we align proper language to corresponding phenomena, we align our expression of reality to reality itself....

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