Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
ELIGIBILTY AND PRIZES
Open to all 12th grade, college undergraduate, and graduate students worldwide.
Top Prize: $10,000; Second Prizes (3): $2,500; Third Prizes (5): $500
SELECT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING THREE TOPICS
A) In Atlas Shrugged, the society's leaders enact a series of laws and directives (the Equalization of Opportunity Bill, Mouch's directives about the railroads of Colorado, Directive 10-289, etc.) that exercise increasingly arbitrary power. Describe one example of a major recent government policy decision in your country that resembles one of the edicts in Atlas Shrugged. How has this decision been justified by today's leaders, and how do...