This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
... had to produce everything he needs, on a desert island or on a self-sustaining farm.
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“But these very benefits indicate, delimit and define what kind of men can be of value to on
e another and in what kind of society: only rational, productive, independent men in a rational, productive, free society.” (“The Objectivist Ethics.”)
A society that robs an
individual of the product of his effort, or enslaves him, or attempts to limit the freedom of his mind, or compels him to act against his own rational judgment — a society that sets up a conf...