Monday, April 18, 2011
The Atlas Shrugged film, an adaptation of philosopher Ayn Rand's bestselling novel, opened in select theaters throughout the United States to mixed reviews. Set in a somewhat dystopian near-future with many parallels to our world today, Atlas Shrugged is the story of a society in a time of economic and moral crisis.
The plot centers on the mystery surrounding the disappearance of society's most able geniuses of production, its "robber baron"-like giants of industry. Ayn Rand wrote the novel as a sort of extended parable to praise hard work and rugged individualism while criticizing welfare statism, regulatory statism, and crony capitalism.'
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