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Prometheus In Ayn Rand's Anthem

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Ego is currently thought of as a cruel trait to have in a person, but is it really as demonic as people make it out to be. The novel Anthem by Ayn Rand contains the character ,Prometheus, who has been debated as whether he is an egoist or not, but is he evil for it. Ego can be a complicated friend. On one side of the scale it can be a great ally or a cruel enemy. When Prometheus created the light, he didn’t make it for his fellow men he made it on his own, for himself. He eventually showed others and punished for it. Similar to the man who first created fire in the “Soul of the Individualist”. He made it to help himself survive, to see in the dark and to protects himself from enemies. He only chose to be kind when he showed it to his
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