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naive
used in Atlas Shrugged

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lacking experience or sophistication, and the understanding that comes from them — often too trusting or optimistic
  • Reason, my dear fellow, is the most naive of all superstitions.
    1.6 Part 1 Chapter 6 — The Non-Commercial (18% in)
  • "Reason," Dr. Pritchett had told them, "is the most naive of all superstitions."
    1.8 Part 1 Chapter 8 — The John Galt Line (31% in)
  • The boy had no inkling of any concept of morality; it had been bred out of him by his college; this had left him an odd frankness, naive and cynical at once, like the innocence of a savage.
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (59% in)
  • And she was naive enough to imagine that I could suspect her of being the type men find attractive for a relationship in which what they seek is most notoriously not brains.
    2.3 Part 2 Chapter 3 — White Blackmail (17% in)
  • Your country is so incredibly naive.
    2.7 Part 2 Chapter 7 — The Moratorium on Brains (52% in)

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