September 4th, 2021

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I remembered a tweet I saw a couple of months ago where someone compared the present moment to the plot line of Atlas Shrugged:

I haven't read Arrowsmith, so I wouldn't recognize the allusion; but another comparison that came to mind is Stoner, in which a principled defender of merit is powerless to hold off the advance of the entitled underprivileged backed by the powerful administrators.