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tyranny
used in Atlas Shrugged

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harsh and unjust rule
  • We are breaking up the vicious tyranny of economic power.
    2.2 Part 2 Chapter 2 — The Aristocracy of Pull (59% in)
  • He can never be free of the tyranny of nature.
    2.7 Part 2 Chapter 7 — The Moratorium on Brains (47% in)
  • So why should he object to the tyranny of a political dictatorship?
    2.7 Part 2 Chapter 7 — The Moratorium on Brains (47% in)
  • ...all claiming that obedience to objective reality is the same as obedience to the State, that there is no difference between a law of nature and a bureaucrat's directive, that a hungry man is not free, that man must be released from the tyranny of food, shelter and clothing-all of it, for years, that the day might come when Nat Taggart, the realist, would be asked to consider the will of Cuffy Meigs as a fact of nature, irrevocable and absolute like steel, rails and gravitation, to...
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (15% in)

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