This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...sm — one must realize that its indispensable foundation is the principle of individual rights. If one wishes to uphold individual rights, one must realize that capitalism is the only system th
at can uphold and protect them. And if one wishes to gauge the relationship of freedom to the goals of today’s intellectuals, one may gauge it by the fact that the concept of individual rights
is evaded, distorted, perverted and seldom discussed, most conspicuously seldom by the so-called “conservatives.”
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“Rights” are a moral concept — the concept that provide...