This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...arably preferable to existence in Soviet Russia or Nazi Germany.
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If men are to live together in a peaceful, productive, rational society and deal with one another to mutual benefit
, they must accept the basic social principle without which no moral or civilized society is possible: the principle of individual rights. (See Chapters 12 and 13.)
To recognize in
dividual rights means to recognize and accept the conditions required by man’s nature for his proper survival.
Man’s rights can be violated only by the use of physical force. I...