The Virtue of Selfishness Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which country established a socialist system by vote?

2. What type of government financing does Ayn Rand propose in her essay, "Government Financing in a Free Society?"

3. Which form of government imposes laws of force and denies its citizens natural rights?

4. With which country's form of government does Rand largely agree?

5. What political system punishes irrationality and rewards rational thought?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Describe Rand's thoughts about racism as well as her contrasting views of the Civil Rights Bill that was passed in 1964. How are her feelings toward both situations ironic?

Essay Topic 2

Ayn Rand mentions socialism and her feelings towards it throughout her essays. What is socialism? Why is Rand against it? Do you see any potential benefits of a socialist society?

Essay Topic 3

How does fiction serve as an outlet for Ayn Rand to spread and further explain her Objectivist philosophy? Cite specific examples from the text to support your responses.

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