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Middle Ages
used in Atlas Shrugged

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the period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance (roughly 500-1450 AD)
  • That's where the Vikings used to hide in the Middle Ages.
    1.6 Part 1 Chapter 6 — The Non-Commercial (74% in)
  • ...the rites of the jungle witch-doctors, which distorted reality into grotesque absurdities, stunted the minds of their victims and kept them in terror of the supernatural for stagnant stretches of centuriesto the supernatural doctrines of the Middle Ages, which kept men huddling on the mud floors of their hovels, in terror that the devil might steal the soup they had worked eighteen hours to earn-to the seedy little smiling professor who assures you that your brain has no capacity to...
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (63% in)
  • ...torture, to enslave, to expropriate, to murder, but that they must resist the temptations of logic and stick to the discipline of remaining irrationalthat skyscrapers, factories, radios, airplanes were the products of faith and mystic intuition, while famines, concentration camps and firing squads are the products of a reasonable manner of existence-that the industrial revolution was the revolt of the men of faith against that era of reason and logic which is known as the Middle Ages.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (80% in)
  • If you worked as a blacksmith in the mystics' Middle Ages, the whole of your earning capacity would consist of an iron bar produced by your hands in days and days of effort.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (92% in)

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