This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...scale public goal, without regard to context, costs or means. Out of context, such a goal can usually be shown to be desirable; it has to be public, because the costs are not to be earned, but t
o be expropriated; and a dense patch of venomous fog has to shroud the issue of means — because the means are to be human lives.
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“Medicare” is an example of such a project. �
��Isn’t it desirable that the aged should have medical care in times of illness?” its advocates clamor. Considered out of context, the answer would be: yes, it is desirable. Who would have a...