Provocateur of the Right: Only in Public or Political Affairs

November 14, 2016

The traditional American system was a system based on the idea that the majority will prevail only in public or political affairs and that it was limited by unalienable individual rights.  Therefore, I do not believe that a majority can vote a man’s life or property or freedom away from him.   – Ayn Rand

 

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One Response to “Provocateur of the Right: Only in Public or Political Affairs”

  1. […] Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual). – Ayn Rand […]

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