Dark Ages

Bryce, Justin, Alivia, Zack

What is the dark ages? When did it happen?

The dark ages occurred after the fall of the Roman empire. They were massive barbarian invasions warring robber bands and sun dry local looters a state of pure anarchy.

According to Rand, why did dark ages occur?

The replacement of reason with faith caused the Dark Ages.

What is sitting of Anthem? Why did Rand choose this setting?

Anthem is sent in a distant future more primitive that Europe's Dark Ages. Rand's explanation is that scientific and technological progress is incompatible with to collectivist mindset of passive obedience to the group.