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View Poll Results: Who's read Atlas Shrugged?
Read it. 5 33.33%
Heard of it, but too thick. 1 6.67%
Ayn who? 7 46.67%
Do they have a movie version? 2 13.33%
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Old November 9th, 2005, 09:15 PM   #1
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Who here has read Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged?
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Old November 9th, 2005, 09:49 PM   #2
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...and anthem. but it seems so long ago. they r pretty fuzzy n my head.
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Old November 9th, 2005, 11:12 PM   #3
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I just finished re-reading the fountainhead about two weeks ago.

I think Atlas Shrugged was much better
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Old November 9th, 2005, 11:19 PM   #4
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yeah, I liked Atlas better than fountainhead. Not surprising, since she did fountainhead first.

Was just wondering because I feel like I've been surrounded by looters lately, and wondering if anybody has felt the same.
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Old November 9th, 2005, 11:21 PM   #5
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I am lost for words..

Someone has a jeep, and reads ayn rand?

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Old November 9th, 2005, 11:25 PM   #6
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I feel like I've been surrounded by looters lately.
**** em
Make them earn their own way
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Old November 10th, 2005, 06:23 AM   #7
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Its been on the list of books that I know I should read but have never gotten the chance (read: I've never gotten off my lazy arse to actually pick it up)
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Read it, definitely a fan of Ayn Rand!
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What kind of book is it? I prefer non fiction or biography. If I'm gonna read a long book I want to learn something.
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What kind of book is it? I prefer non fiction or biography. If I'm gonna read a long book I want to learn something.
You will indeed learn something. It is a philosophical idea written in terms of a novel. One of the most meaningfull books I have ever read
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Thats cool, todays my "bi-monthly bookstore visit" and I'll check it out. Thanks
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What kind of book is it? I prefer non fiction or biography. If I'm gonna read a long book I want to learn something.

Oh, trust me, you'll learn something. You probably won't be able to put it down.

I highly recommend it to everyone!
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I agree. It was the type of book that challenged some of my basic ideas of what I wanted to do and how I wanted to get there.
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Old November 10th, 2005, 06:15 PM   #14
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What kind of book is it? I prefer non fiction or biography. If I'm gonna read a long book I want to learn something.
genres other than Bio and non-fiction can indeed teach us...

Brave New World
Wuthering Heights
A clockwork Orange
1984
The House of Seven Gables
Henry V
A color purple

etc. etc. etc.

Read it, I doubt you'll be disappointed.

The thing about Biography that I've never quite gotten around... it's so heavily based on the POV of the author.
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Old November 10th, 2005, 06:26 PM   #15
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I recently read a couple Star Trek paperbacks...
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So Tab did you ever read the book?
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Officer Barbrady read it, after he caught the chickenf*cker..
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So Tab did you ever read the book?
No. sadly I have not had the time (or even the book yet) but a better question is what possibly made you bring this all the way back up? You keeping up on all old posts? If I read it am I going to be brainwashed and be one of your followers or something?
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[QUOTE=Tab]No. sadly I have not had the time (or even the book yet) but a better question is what possibly made you bring this all the way back up? You keeping up on all old posts? If I read it am I going to be brainwashed and be one of your followers or something? [/QUOTE]



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