cathystratmeyer, January 10, 2012 (view all comments by cathystratmeyer)
I re-read Atlas Shrugged this year since the movie came out. It scares the hell out of me how many similarities in the book are happening now in the United States. Instead of "Who is John Galt", people say "it is what it is" like there is nothing they can do to change things. WAKE UP PEOPLE! A great read!!!
Bright Eyes, January 1, 2012 (view all comments by Bright Eyes)
Ayn Rand was so close in predicting what the world would become it's scary. Great read for anyone wanting understand the major differences between business and government objectives.
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Lisa Brown, March 15, 2011 (view all comments by Lisa Brown)
ayn rand is a great writer, particularly adept at plotting and characterization. that being said, atlas shrugged could have used a more forceful editor, as much of the copy is redundant and takes away from the story and overall narrative impact. rand appears to underestimate her readers' intelligence and takes far too heavy a hand to get her point across... not to mention the holes in her philosophy and rhetoric, which she chooses to ignore (or, perhaps worse, simply doesn't see).
a great story, a good read, just nothing mind-blowing about it for me.
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