This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...o see society as a super-organism, as some supernatural entity apart from and superior to the sum of its individual members.
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The amorality of that collectivist mystique is particul
arly obvious today in the issue of national rights.
A nation, like any other group, is only a number of individuals and can have no rights other than the rights of its individual c
itizens. A free nation — a nation that recognizes, respects and protects the individual rights of its citizens — has a right to its territorial integrity, its social system and its form of g...