|Today I have been debating about the two books that have recently been written about Ayn Rand at: |
I posted one example of my being selfish was that I will never apply for Social Security and Medicare because I am a capitalist and not a collectivist. I would not apply even if I was fined or put in prison for not having health insurance.
A reply to my post said I would not be put in prison for not having health care.
So I posted:
page 146, Ira Levin's "This Perfect Day."
"Let go of me! he cried, trying to pull himself free of the arms tightly holding him.
"Help him!" members cried. "I don't want to be helped! Leave me alone, you brother fighting haters!"
He was dragged up escalator steps by members panting and flinching, one of them with tears in his eyes. "Easy, easy," they said, "we're helping you. You'll be all right, we're helping you." He kicked, and his legs were caught and held.
"I don't want to be helped!" he cried. "I want to be left alone! I'm healthy! I'm healthy! I'm not sick!"