This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...dual rights and to substitute for it the principle of the government’s unlimited, arbitrary power, thus delivering oneself into gradual enslavement. As an example of this process, observe the
present domestic policy of the United States.
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There can be no compromise on basic principles or on fundamental issues. What would you regard as a “compromise” between life and
death? Or between truth and falsehood? Or between reason and irrationality?
Today, however, when people speak of “compromise,” what they mean is not a legitimate mutual concess...