This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...e another and in what kind of society: only rational, productive, independent men in a rational, productive, free society.” (“The Objectivist Ethics.”)
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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
lict between its edicts and the requirements of man’s nature — is not, strictly speaking, a society, but a mob held together by institutionalized gang-rule. Such a society destroys all the v...