Greg Salmieri and Ben Bayer discuss the following questions for Part I, Chapter 10, of Atlas Shrugged: “Wyatt’s Torch.”

  • Question 1: Why don’t Dagny and Rearden fight the people trying to kill Colorado?
  • Question 2: Why is finding the inventor of the motor so important to Dagny?
  • Question 3: What similarities and differences are there among the people Dagny interviews in her quest to find the inventor of the motor?
  • Question 4: What new insights or questions does Rearden have about Lillian in this chapter?
  • Question 5: What kind of mentality seems to be behind the regulations passed at the end of the chapter? Have we seen this mentality anywhere else in the chapter?
  • Question 6: What other questions and observations do you have about Part I, Chapter 10?


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