Ayn RandAyn Rand, [Alisa Zinov'yevna Rosenbaum] (1905-1982) Russian-American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter

Ayn Rand Quote

“So long as [men] hold the tribal notion that the individual is sacrificial fodder for the collective, that some men have the right to rule others by force, and that some (any) alleged 'good' can justify it -- there can be no peace within a nation and no peace among nations.”

Ayn RandAyn Rand
~ Ayn Rand

in The Roots of War

Ratings and Comments

E Archer, NYC

'Sacrifice' -- the statist theocracy's offering to the god of Power.

Mike, Norwalk

ABSOLUTELY ! Even speech patterns of the collective, instead of the nobility of the individual sovereign deadens the senses and increases man's inhumanity to man. I recall a story when the master leaves the 99 for the 1 ;-). Speaking of individual liberty, sovereignty and order based on the laws of nature and of nature's God establishes a look that can be imagined as "a deer in the headlights" - frozen in WHAT ? ? ?

Jack, Phoenix

Sooooo, forget military service then, right?

Mike, Norwalk

Jack, what are your thoughts. What about the military?


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