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Atlas Shrugged
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  • No enlightened person would ever ask it.
  • Well, what is it that enlightened people do with their lives?
  • Any enlightened person knows that man is made by the material factors of his background, and that a man’s mind is shaped by his tools of production.
  • Nobody can deny it, Jim, that Wesley feels a high regard for you as an enlightened businessman, a valuable adviser and one of his closest personal friends.
  • An enlightened citizenry should abandon the superstitious worship of logic and the outmoded reliance on reason.
  • "Inequalities still exist among us," the newspapers were saying, "and cheat us of the benefits of our enlightened age."
  • "In this enlightened age," Eugene Lawson had said in a radio broadcast, "we have come, at last, to realize that each one of us is his brother’s keeper."
  • He had lost his property-it was said-when Chile, becoming a People’s State, had nationalized all properties, except those belonging to citizens of backward, non-People’s countries, such as Argentina; but he had adopted an enlightened attitude and had joined the new regime, placing himself in the service of his country.
  • In line with the enlightened policy of Senior Ramirez, the new Head of the Chilean State-who came to power on the moral slogan that man is his brother’s keeper-the legislature was to nationalize the Chilean properties of d’Anconia Copper, thus opening the way for the People’s State of Argentina to nationalize the rest of the d’Anconia properties the world over.

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  • This is a more enlightened age.
  • In less enlightened times, the best way to impress women was to own a hot car. But women wised up and realized it was better to buy their own hot cars so they wouldn’t have to ride around with jerks.
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