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Arshak Benlian

Atlas Shrugged Out Loud


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Atlas Shrugged Out Loud is a detailed, scene by scene, study of Ayn Rand's epic novel Atlas Shrugged.

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Episode 46 starts on page 111 in the 35th Anniversary Large Print Edition of Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand. I start with the sentence that reads: "When she saw him again, no trace of that incident remained in his manner." May you have a... more

Episode 45 starts on pg. 109 in the 35th Anniversary edition, large print, of Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand. Francisco buys his first copper foundry. Dagny faces Francisco secret and doesn't get its significance.

In this episode Dagny and Francisco live up the newly learned sexual expression of their love for each other. Why do people view sex as vulgar and evil? That will be one of the questions that I'll focus on at this development in P1C5 - The... more

In episode 43 I'll finish the sex scene between Dagny and Francisco. "They were both incapable of the conception that joy is sin." This is a profound statement and deserves much attention. May you have a value-driven day!

Episode 42 starts with the text on page 106 of the 35th Anniversary edition of Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand. Dagny is sitting at the her desk at Rockdale Station and Francisco is visiting. After her shift ends they walk through the woods and... more

The material for episode 41 starts on page 104 of the 35th Anniversary edition large print of Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand. In this iteration of P1C5 I'll study the scene where Dagny and Frisco play tennis, Frisco's visit at the Rockdale Station... more

Episode 40 starts on page 101 with the paragraph starting with "Next summer, when Francisco came..." Let the party begin with Dagny at her ball.

Episode 39 covers the material pertaining to Francisco's summer visit at the Taggart estate after spending a year at the Patrick Henry University of Cleaveland. Living by achieving goals, competence as a gold standard of... more

In this episode of Atlas Shrugged Out Loud I continue the study of P1C5 The Climax of the D'Anconias. The material starts on page 98 in the 35th Anniversary Edition of the large print book. I'll cover Francisco's enrollment at the Patrick... more

The Climax of the D'Anconias continues. In this iteration, I start with the development of the romantic relationship between Dagny and Francisco.
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