In this scene early in Atlas Shrugged Part 1, Dagny Taggart confronts her brother James about the need to upgrade a rail line. The scene iillustrates the difference between objectivity and second-hand thinking.

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David Kelley is the founder of The Atlas Society. A professional philosopher, teacher, and best-selling author, he has been a leading proponent of Objectivism for more than 25 years.

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