This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
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On the question of when and under what conditions it is morally proper for an individual to help others, I refer you to Galt’s speech in Atlas Shrugge
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.”
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 ...