This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...y precarious incomes will be taxed to “liberate” that privileged elite?) — ’’Isn’t science desirable? Isn’t it desirable for man to conquer space?”

And here we come
to the essence of the unreality — the savage, blind, ghastly, bloody unreality — that motivates a collectivized soul.

The unanswered and unanswerable question in all of their
“desirable” goals is: To whom ? Desires and goals presuppose beneficiaries. Is science desirable? To whomi Not to the Soviet serfs who die of epidemics, filth, starvation, terror and firing ...
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