Objective: Chapter 1, For the New Intellectual Rand describes the two choices a dying society has. The first choice is to stay delusional and slowly die. The other option is to face the truth and rebuild the society. Rand juxtaposes these two choices in showing cause and effect. Rand also encourages the reader to apply the second option, facing truths and rebuilding to become a stronger society. Rand demonstrates ways in which a society, specifically the United States of America, can rebuild the truth. In this text, the choices are rhetorical because Rand focuses on the option of facing the truth, not acknowledging other ways in which society can remain alive, or even the possibility of the United States not dying. This lesson will focus on the two choices Rand gives to the reader and how the choices are juxtaposed and applied to the text in a rhetorical...
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