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- You must not despise the women who do not possess your brilliant talent, but who exercise their own particular endowments.2.2 Part 2 Chapter 2 — The Aristocracy of Pull (51% in)
- You who speak of a 'moral instinct' as if it were some separate endowment opposed to reason-man's reason is his moral faculty.3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (23% in)
- Reason is the enemy he dreads and, simultaneously, considers precarious; reason, to him, is a means of deception; he feels that men possess some power more potent than reason-and only their causeless belief or their forced obedience can give him a sense of security, a proof that he has gained control of the mystic endowment he lacked.3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (65% in)
- Begging my inferiors for funds and endowments?3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (85% in)
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