The Definition Of Capitalism In Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged

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Although capitalism exists in many places other than America; without a doubt that the most examples and Ayn Rand’s philosophy sprouted from the American way of societal traits. Therefore, America will be used as the example throughout the text. This form exists in every part of the world, however, is most prominent in America.
American capitalism of the day is often referred to as the “public good” but is that what capitalism is. The true definition of capitalism is “an economic and political system where a country's trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit rather than by the state.” However, America does not live by this “capitalism” definition. Capitalism is supposed to be viewed as a society with little government intervention, no monopolies, and is all based merely of the producer's self-interest. America does not live up to these standards considering the country is based widely on government intervention and regulations, taxes, and unfair practices such as the ability to take away a person's property upon failure to pay them. However, could it fall under the objectivist society that Ayn Rand proposes in Atlas Shrugged? Is the government's ability to interfere in other people's lives a practice of objectivism as it may seem the best in their own self-interest to interfere with the people of their country? Or is America the exact opposite of what capitalism means under Rand’s philosophy?
America; home of the free, where equality is equality and

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