by Ayn Rand. Originally Published in 1938. In a post-calaclysmic world, Equality 7-2521 defies the will of the ruling councils and strives to find the freedom of the Unmentionable Times! Chapter One It is a sin to write this. It is a sin to think words no others think and to put them down upon a paper no others are to see. It is base and evil. It is as if we were speaking alone to no ears but our own. And we know well that there is no transgression blacker than to do or think alone. We have broken the laws. The laws say that men may not write unless the Council of Vocations bid them so. May Continue reading