This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...her who lost her child because she could not afford to send him to the best hospital — not to any of those people whose taxes pay for the support of our subsidized science and public research projects.

Science is a value only because it expands, enriches and protects man’s life. It is not a value outside that context. Nothing is a value outside that context. And “ma
n’s life” means the single, specific, irreplaceable lives of individual men.

The discovery of new knowledge is a value to men only when and if they are free to use and enjoy th...
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