This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...ody private feuds or vendettas.
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If physical force is to be barred from social relationships, men need an institution charged with the task of protecting their rights under an objec
tive code of rules.
This is the task of a government — of a proper government — its basic task, is only moral justification and the reason why men do need a government.
A government is the means of placing the retaliatory use of physical force under objective control — i.e., under objectively defined laws.
The fundamental difference betwe...