The Mind on Strike

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The Mind on Strike Atlas Shrugged  is a novel about a strike. Ayn Rand sets out to show the fate that befalls the world  when the thinkers and creators go on strike. The author raises an intriguing question: What would  happen if the scientists, medical researchers, inventors, industrialists, writers, artists, and so on  withheld their minds and their achievements from the world? In this novel, Rand argues that all human progress and prosperity depend on rational thinking. For  example, human beings have cured such diseases as malaria, polio, dysentery, cholera, diphtheria,  and tuberculosis. Man has learned to fly, erect cities and skyscrapers, grow an abundant food  supply, and create computers. Humans have been to the moon and back and have invented the  telephone, radio, television, and a thousand other life-promoting technologies. All of these  achievements result from the human application of a rational mind to practical questions of survival. 
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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