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“There was a time when men were afraid that somebody would reveal some secret of theirs that was unknown to their fellows. Nowadays, they’re afraid that somebody will name what everybody knows.
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Like a lot of people, I read Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged in college, which is probably the worst damned time I could have done so. It was freshman year, and like everybody else, I was still caught up in the high of being (what we called) free for the first time: free to skip classes whenever we wanted, free to stay up until 4 am, and free to make all kinds of sweeping pronouncements about The Way Things Oughta Be. 2,478 more words