This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...ollectivized brain that human lives are interchangeable — and only such a brain can contemplate as “moral” or “desirable” the sacrifice of generations of living men for the alleged ben
efits which public science or public industry or public concerts will bring to the unborn.
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Soviet Russia is the clearest, but not the only, illustration of the achievements of coll
ectivized mentalities. Two generations of Russians have lived, toiled and died in misery, waiting for the abundance promised by their rulers, who pleaded for patience and commanded austerity, wh...