This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...mpanied, not by forced privations, but by a constant rise in the general level of prosperity, of consumption and of enjoyment of life.
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It is only to the frozen unreality inside a c
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.
Soviet Russia is the clearest, but not the only, illustration of the achievements of coll...