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Force and Mind are Opposites

Force and Mind are Opposites

David Kelley

7 mins
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April 15, 2014

Atlas Shrugged course | Atlas University
Topic: Force vs. mind | Featuring clips from
Atlas Shrugged Part 2


Premier coal producer Ken Danagger explains to Dagny Taggart why he is quitting his business. The government has imposed onerous regulations on him, and is now threatening to imprison him for an honest business deal with Hank Rearden. By using force to prevent him from acting on his own business judgment, the government has interposed a barrier between mind and his actions. He is leaving to preserve his independent mind.

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