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In atlas Shrugged, Dagny says:


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“I’m so sick of them!” Her voice startled her: it was an involuntary cry. “I’m so hungry for any sight of anyone who’s able to do whatever it is he’s doing!”



Well, I just found someone, Dagny - Bannon. He's in Calumet "K" by Merwin&Webster.

(http://www.amazon.com/Calumet-K-Samuel- ... 1561141453)


I have only just begun it, but I can already tell that he pretty much exemplifies in a lot of ways, the virtue of productiveness in the Objectivist morality.


and I quote from the book:


"There was no formal assumption of authority; Bannon's supremacy was established simply by the obvious fact that he was the man who knew how."



I will write more aout the book after I read more of it.

Rand wrote about it:

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In a 1945 letter, she described it as "the very best I've ever read, my favorite thing in all world literature (and that includes all the heavy classics) is a novelette called Calumet "K" by Merwin-Webster."


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