This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
... merely “agrarian reformers” — the history of the past few decades, or centuries, would have been different.

Ask yourself why totalitarian dictatorships find it necessary to
pour money and effort into propaganda for their own helpless, chained, gagged slaves, who have no means of protest or defense. The answer is that even the humblest peasant or the lowest savage w ould rise in blind rebellion, were he to realize that he is being immolated, not to some incomprehensible “noble purpose,” but to plain, naked human evil.

Observe also that mor...
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