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Iron Age
used in Atlas Shrugged

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the period following the Bronze Age; characterized by rapid spread of iron tools and weapons (very roughly  1200 BC to 50 AD)
  • They had the Stone Age and the Iron Age and now they're going to call it the Rearden Metal Age-because there's no limit to what your Metal has made possible.
    1.8 Part 1 Chapter 8 — The John Galt Line (92% in)
  • Instead of building new furnaces, thought Rearden, he was now running a losing race to keep the old ones going; instead of starting new ventures, new research, new experiments in the use of Rearden Metal, he was spending the whole of his energy on a quest for sources of iron ore: like the men at the dawn of the Iron Age-he thought-but with less hope.
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (62% in)

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