Atlas Shrugged - Study Guide Either-Or, Chapters 7-8 Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter 7, "The Moratorium on Brains"

Eddie meets his worker friend in the cafeteria. He complains about the effect the directive has had on the railroad. Good workers are abandoning their posts, and only unreliable vagrants are taking jobs. A friend of Jim's has been hired to replace Dagny, and his only purpose each day is to avoid making decisions. The worker tells Eddie that he will not be coming back the next week because he is going on vacation for a month.

Hank has moved out of his house and asked his lawyers to do whatever necessary to get a divorce from Lillian with no financial settlement for her. Walking to his apartment one night, Hank is approached by a man and given a bar of solid gold. The man tells him he is a friend to the friendless, and the gold bar represents justice...

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