The Atlas Society Publishes Video Commentary on Key Atlas Shrugged Movie Scene

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The Trial of Hank Rearden is a key scene in the novel Atlas Shrugged and the new film, Atlas Shrugged Part 2. David Kelley, a consultant to the film and founder of The Atlas Society, shares clips from this scene and explains its significance. The Atlas Society published this video.

In this video, published by The Atlas Society, David Kelley, a consultant to the Atlas Shrugged movie, provides insights into one of the main scenes: the trial of Hank Rearden for violating a government regulation. But first Kelley explains what Rearden did that triggered the prosecution.
Click here to watch the video commentary.

Atlas Shrugged Part 2 is the second in a film trilogy based on Ayn Rand's epic novel, Atlas Shrugged.

For more information about the Atlas Shrugged movie trilogy, click here.

About David Kelley:

David Kelley earned his Ph.D. in philosophy from Princeton University in 1975, and later taught cognitive science and philosophy at Vassar College and Brandeis University. His articles on social issues and public policy have appeared in Harper's, The Sciences, Reason, Harvard Business Review, The Freeman, and elsewhere. His books include Unrugged Individualism: The Selfish Basis of Benevolence; The Contested Legacy of Ayn Rand; The Evidence of the Senses; and The Art of Reasoning, one of the most widely used logic textbooks in the country. Kelley is founder and executive director of The Atlas Society.

About The Atlas Society:

The Atlas Society promotes open Objectivism: the philosophy of reason, achievement, individualism, and freedom. Our scholars work to further develop this philosophy born in the mid-twentieth century. We present the empowering principles of Objectivism to a global audience, and offer those principles as a rational and moral alternative in the marketplace of philosophical ideas.

We do this through a variety of programs, which include:

-Original scholarly research which further develops the philosophy.

-Academic training of young intellectuals.

-Publishing and commissioning influential books and monographs.

-Our rich multi-media website

-Original commentary and op-eds published in mainstream media.

-Speeches and media appearances.

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