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There are many different themes in this book. Most notable are the tones of capitalism vs. communism and the the producers in society vs. those who mooch off of the government. Dagny Taggart is the female protagonist. This is a story about one person's fight against government corruption and greed. As an executive for one of the biggest railroads in the country run by her brother, she is frustrated by the lack of production from other workers unti...
Howard Roark is a man with extraordinary vision. His creative genius, however, is supressed by the restraints of society and the accepted "norms" of life. The main philosophical question the novel presents is whether to work to fulfill self-desires, or to work for the greater good, or the good of others. The argument Rand makes, is that ultimately, unless you work to fulfill your own desires, all achievement will fall short and no one will benefit. ...
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