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barometer
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
  • Money is the barometer of a society's virtue.
    2.2 Part 2 Chapter 2 — The Aristocracy of Pull (79% in)
  • Just as your body has two fundamental sensations, pleasure and pain, as signs of its welfare or injury, as a barometer of its basic alternative, life or death, so your consciousness has two fundamental emotions, joy and suffering, in answer to the same alternative.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (30% in)

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