This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...d. What concerns us here is the collectivist premise of regarding this issue as political, as the problem or duty of “society as a whole.”
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Since nature does not guarantee autom
atic security, success and survival to any human being, it is only the dictatorial presumptuousness and the moral cannibalism of the altruist-collectivist code that permits a man to suppose (or
idly to daydream) that he can somehow guarantee such security to some men at the expense of others.
If a man speculates on what “society” should do for the poor, he accepts the...