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subversion
used in Atlas Shrugged

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undermining (gradually destroying from within) — an established order such as a government, institution, or morality
  • I had surrendered that which all of their claptrap is designed to subvert and to destroy: man's reason.
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (90% in)
  • Whenever you committed the evil of refusing to think and to see, of exempting from the absolute of reality some one small wish of yours, whenever you chose to say: Let me withdraw from the judgment of reason the cookies I stole, or the existence of God, let me have my one irrational whim and I will be a man of reason about all else-that was the act of subverting your consciousness, the act of corrupting your mind.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (52% in)

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