• • • Bill introduced in Idaho that makes reading ‘Atlas Shrugged’ a requirement for graduation
Rick Moran, American Thinker Atlas Shrugged |Capitalism |Egoism | Reading Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged" may become a requirement for high school graduation in Idaho if Coeur d'Alene Senator John Goedde, chairman of the Idaho Senate's Education Committee, decides to pursue the matter. [....] To put it nicely, this is a crock. As an allegorical tale, "Atlas Shrugged" has its place in literature. But its more than 1,000 pages of turgid prose makes it nearly unreadable - even if you agree with the concepts laid out in the book.