1. What role does Eddie Willers
play in the unfolding drama? What does his character say about the
role of the common man in the world of Ayn Rand?
2. What are the causes of the
Taggart Tunnel disaster?
3. Why is Rearden willing to
support his family despite their attitude toward him? What causes
his position to change?
4. Is the current economic and
political system in this country more like Galt’s ideal or the looters’?
5. According to Ayn Rand, selfishness
is a moral and practical good. What does Rand mean by selfishness?
6. What does Francisco mean when
he says, “The words ‘to make money’ hold the essence of human morality”?