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Atlas Shrugged
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  • The method was to refuse to deflect retribution.
  • He saw her looking at him, her glance half-question, half-hope, and he added, "When the creed of self-immolation has run, for once, its undisguised course-when men find no victims ready to obstruct the path of justice and to deflect the fall of retribution on themselveswhen the preachers of self-sacrifice discover that those who are willing to practice it, have nothing to sacrifice, and those who have, are not willing any longer-when men see that neither their hearts nor their muscles…

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  • deflect blame from herself
  • trucks designed to deflect improvised-explosive-device blasts

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