«Every system of ethics that preached sacrifice grew into a world power and ruled millions of men. Of course, you must dress it up. You must tell people that they’ll achieve a superior kind of happiness by giving up everything that makes them happy. You don’t have to be to clear about it. Use big vague words. ‘Universal Harmony’ – ‘Racial Supremacy’ – ‘The Dictatorship of the Proletariat’.

Collectivism…One country is dedicated to the proposition that man has no rights, that the collective is all. The individual held as evil, the mass – as God. No motive and no virtue permitted – except that of service to the proletariat. That’s one version. Here’s another. A country dedicated to the proposition that man has no rights, the State is all. The individual held as evil, the race – as God. No motive and no virtue permitted – except that of service to the race.» – Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead (Ελλ: Κοντά στον Ουρανό)

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