This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...ety, men are not forced to deal with one another. They do so only by voluntary agreement and, when a time element is involved, by contract. If a contract is broken by the arbitrary decision of o
ne man, it may cause a disastrous financial injury to the other — and the victim would have no recourse except to seize the offender’s property as compensation. But here again, the use of fo
rce cannot be left to the decision of private individuals. And this leads to one of the most important and most complex functions of the government: to the function of an arbiter who settles dis...
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