But he is confronted by two awkward facts; first, that the competent do not need his assistance; and second, that the majority of people. . . positively do not want to be 'done good' by the humanitarian. . . . Of course, what the humanitarian actually proposes is that he shall do what he thinks is good for everybody. It is at this point that the humanitarian sets up the guillotine."
Isabel Paterson - The God of the Machine (quote seen here)
Learn something of Isabel Paterson's life from this Mises Institute podcast by Jeff Riggenbach.