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Old 10-21-2012, 07:59 PM   #5
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Reading a review of the recent movie Atlas Shrugged, Pt 2 made me think of this book which perhaps shows the ultimate consequences of the kind of selfishness that Rand champions.


“Why fight the 'natural' (oh, weaselly word!) order of things? Why? Because of this―one fine day, a purely predatory world shall consume itself. In an individual, selfishness uglifies the soul; for the human species, selfishness is extinction.”
― David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
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