This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
... development can confer on some human beings the “right” to violate the rights of others.
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The right of “the self-determination of nations” applies only to free societies or
to societies seeking to establish freedom; it does not apply to dictatorships. Just as an individual’s right of free action does not include the “right” to commit crimes (that is, to viol
ate the rights of others), so the right of a nation to determine its own form of government does not include the right to establish a slave society (that is, to legalize the enslavement of some ...