For the New Intellectual; the Philosophy of Ayn Rand Setting & Symbolism

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The Soviet Union

The setting of We the Living.

A Totalitarian Future

The setting of Anthem, a totalitarian world where personal pronouns have been abolished.

A Dystopian United States

The setting of Atlas Shrugged, where the state has grown large and socialistic.

Galt's Gulch

The town hidden in a Colorado valley where Galt and the world's other great creators live.

New York City

The setting of the architectural and spiritual struggle at the heart of the Fountainhead.

Man's Mind

The crucial tool that all men must choose to use or renounce their humanity.

Innovation

Rand believes that creativity and innovation is the highest human activity.

The Morality of Life

A morality which promotes an individual's rational self-interest and requires freedom and creativity to have a happy life.

The Morality of Sacrifice

A morality rooted in altruism, mercy and sacrifice, rooted only in serving others and being ruled by...

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