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“Atlas Shrugged” Producer Talks About What Ayn Rand Meant to Him

Nancy1258 Wrote: Oct 14, 2012 7:57 AM
Why do I think that "uncompromising" is exactly the way principles need to be handled? For the religious, I offer the possibility that "grace" is not the alteration of natural law by god, but the fact that the law works the same every time, regardless of who the recipient is. For my money, prayer has never changed god, but it sure does change us.

There are only a few books that have proven as ageless and important as Ayn Rand’s novel, “Atlas Shrugged.” Even now, the book- which was originally published in 1957- is routinely the subject of political debates. It has even received renewed attention during this political season because of Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan’s longtime fondness for Rand’s work.

The book’s political importance- many conservatives have publicly noted how it helped inform their political beliefs- is not to be understated and its success should not be underappreciated.

But although the book has proven to be a beloved conservative novel, its...