Objectivism In Anthem

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Objectivism in Anthem Ayn Rand’s theory of objectivism is the concept of man being a heroic being. The quote “The glass box in our arms is like having a living heart that gives us strength. We have lied to ourselves. We have not built this box for the good of our brothers”, expresses objectivism through ethics. “I wished to know the meaning of things, am I the meaning” illustrates objectivism through epistemology. “I owe nothing to my brothers, nor do I gather debts from them” politics enlightens Ayn Rand’s theory of objectivism. In Ayn Rand’s novelette Anthem she demonstrates her idea of objectivism through Equality’s revelations of ethics, politics, metaphysics, and epistemology. The quote “The glass box in our arms is like having a living heart that gives us strength. We have lied to ourselves. We have not built this box for the good of our brothers”, expresses objectivism through ethics. Ethics is exemplified through this quote, “We had broken so many laws, and today we have broken one more. Today we spoke to the Golden One.” The theory of ethics is exemplified in this quote through Equality speaking to the Golden One; he speaks to her because of his interest in her and for no other reason. The quote “’we shall not report our find to the City Council. We shall not report it to any men.’” demonstrates ethics. This quote demonstrates ethics because Equality knows the right thing to do would be to report his find to the council, but because of his curiosity and interest in the tunnel he refuses to tell or let his friend tell the council of the tunnel. Ethics is one of the main points of Ayn Rand’s theory of objectivism and she proves how Equality demonstrates it through his disobeying of the city council. “I wished to know the meaning of things, am I the meaning” illustrates objectivism through epistemology. “No men known to us could have built this place,

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