Ayn Rand's 'My Prometheus'

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While reading the books that I found in the house, I came across a very curious word, “I”. With the knowledge of this new word there was now no use for “we”. After this discovery I began to cry but I wasn’t crying for me, I was crying for the rest of mankind who had never heard this word. I ran to the Golden One telling her of my discovery. She looked at me with loving eyes and I returned the look and said, “I love you.” “My dearest one I have decided that after reading these books that it is not right for men to live without names. So I have decided to name myself Prometheus. He was a man who lived many years ago. He was a hero to men for he took light from the gods and brought it down to men.” “And what shall be my name?” “I also read
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