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disinterested
used in Atlas Shrugged

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unaffected by self-interest
  • The consideration it received was respectful, because it came from people who were disinterested.
    1.8 Part 1 Chapter 8 — The John Galt Line (33% in)
  • A group that called itself "Committee of Disinterested Citizens" collected signatures on a petition demanding a year's study of the John Galt Line by government experts before the first train were allowed to run.
    1.8 Part 1 Chapter 8 — The John Galt Line (33% in)
  • No one wrote about these shippers, because they were men who were not disinterested.
    1.8 Part 1 Chapter 8 — The John Galt Line (39% in)
  • So Taggart Transcontinental is just a disinterested observer, is it, Mr. Willers?
    1.8 Part 1 Chapter 8 — The John Galt Line (56% in)
  • Taggart knew, as they all knew, to what disinterested motive Mr. Mouch would always be ready to sacrifice his personal friendships.
    2.5 Part 2 Chapter 5 — Account Overdrawn (27% in)
  • And since there is no such thing as 'non-practical knowledge' or any sort of 'disinterested' action, since they scorn the use of their science for the purpose and profit of life, they deliver their science to the service of death, to the only practical purpose it can ever have for looters: to inventing weapons of coercion and destruction.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (95% in)

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