This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
... in the skull of any individual if it so desires.

The distinguishing characteristic of such tribal mentality is: the axiomatic, the almost “instinctive” view of human life as t
he fodder, fuel or means for any public project.

The examples of such projects are innumerable: “Isn’t it desirable to clean up the slums?” (dropping the context of what happ
ens to those in the next income bracket) — ’’Isn’t it desirable to have beautiful, planned cities, all of one harmonious style?” (dropping the context of whose choice of style is to be...
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