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Dagny confronts James

Dagny confronts James

David Kelley

7 mins
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April 15, 2014

Atlas Shrugged course | Atlas University
Topic: Rationality and Independence
Featuring clips from
Atlas Shrugged Part 1


This scene, in which Dagny Taggart confronts her brother James about the need to upgrade a rail line, illustrates the difference between her rationality and his second-hand thinking. Dagny is focused on facts as she deals with the reality of a train wreck; James is focused on the opinions of other people.



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