This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...u- ment to this theory of ethics.
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The social theory of ethics substitutes “society” for God — and although it claims that its chief concern is life on earth, it is not the li
fe of man, not the life of an individual, but the life of a disembodied entity, the collective , which, in relation to every individual, consists of everybody except himself. As far as the indiv
idual is concerned, his ethical duty is to be the selfless, voiceless, rightless slave of any need, claim or demand asserted by others. The motto “dog eat dog” — which is not applicable to...