Atlas Shrugged - Non-Contradiction, Chapters 9-10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 9: "The Sacred and the Profane"

Dagny and Hank awake together. Hank is angry because he sees sex as an obscene impulse, and believes they are both worthy of contempt. Dagny disagrees. She is proud to have made love with him and share her physical desire with someone she respects. She says she makes no claims on him except that he comes to her with his lowest physical desires.

Jim meets Cherryl Brooks. She thinks he is responsible for the success of the John Galt Line, which he lets her believe. She worships people she sees as heroes, and Jim enjoys the attention he is getting, so he invites her to his apartment for a drink.

Hank and Dagny take a vacation together. They stop at the site of the Twentieth Century Motor Company manufacturing plant in the hopes of finding some scarce machine tools. They...

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