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Brookfield on Burleigh.


  1. I guess I better find out who he is. Everybody talks about him.

  2. It isn’t about the answer, Dean, it’s about the question.

    Intriguing, no?

  3. It’s got my curiosity. I might be the only one who doesn’t get it.

  4. You’ll understand, in part, after about the first page. Worth your time.

    Don’t let the book’s length intimidate you. Nobody will hold it against you if you skim over a few paragraphs in the longer speeches.

  5. This is Atlas Shrugged, correct? Can we get a run down to educate those of us who have no idea what its all about?

  6. Dan – there’s always Wikipedia 🙂

    I have a copy if you want to borrow it.

  7. It is indeed Atlas Shrugged.

    The story traces the goings-on of a few great and productive minds in an America being dragged asunder by a government dominated by looters and a business world overrun by moochers. As conditions worsen, the men and women who are the motor of the world realize the fundamental philosophical error which has lead to the position they’re in and Atlas, who has held the world on his shoulders for centuries, decides to shrug.

    For more:


  8. Yeah Cindy I’ll take it. I never made it through Walden, school got the best of me, but I will give this one a try.

  9. I’ll dig it out. I’d wait between semesters, though. Or see if there’s a copy on cd somewhere.

  10. I saw that sign this morning too when I was taking my son to school.

  11. One of the longest novels ever written? I have trouble getting through a Louis L’Amour anymore.

    I guess I’ll have to try to fit that one in somewhere.

  12. Tinkerbell says:

    Dear Dan H,

    I’m in the same boat (so to speak) and a friend provided me with links to see Sparks Notes and Cliffs Notes online versions so I could see if I could get my head around this expeditiously.



    This has been fun. There are other blogs I must visit, so TTFN. See you in cyberspace.

  13. John Foust says:

    Lots of jobs for bloggers and legislative aides in Galt’s Gulch, I hear! Let’s hitch a ride on a train and go!

  14. There’s a dramatization being posted on YouTube of Galt’s speech from the novel which sums up the philosophy