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negative
used in Atlas Shrugged

4 uses
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  • Existence is not a negation of negatives.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 -- "This is John Galt Speaking" (34% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • It was strange, she thought, to obtain news by means of nothing but denials, as if existence had ceased, facts had vanished and only the frantic negatives uttered by officials and columnists gave any clue to the reality they were denying.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 -- "This is John Galt Speaking" (2% in)
  • You must not question their right to your sacrifice, or the nature of their wishes and their needs: their right is conferred upon them by a negative, by the fact that they are 'non-you.'
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 -- "This is John Galt Speaking" (43% in)
  • The removal of a threat is not a payment, the negation of a negative is not a reward, the withdrawal of your armed hoodlums is not an incentive, the offer not to murder me is not a value.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 -- The Egoist (58% in)

There are no more uses of "negative" in Atlas Shrugged.

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