This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...he “power” of a stampede of animals running amuck.
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Yet that is the goal of most of today’s intellectuals. At the root of all their conceptual switches, there lies another, mo
re fundamental one: the switch of the concept of rights from the individual to the collective — which means: the replacement of “The Rights of Man” by “The Rights of Mob.”
> Since only an individual man can possess rights, the expression “individual rights” is a redundancy (which one has to use for purposes of clarification in today’s intellectual chaos). Bu...