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Ayn Rand Quotes: The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
         

The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.


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The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
         



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