This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...h one must deal, not with the unknown, but with the unknowable', no control is possible if man proposes, but a ghost disposes; no control is possible if the universe is a haunted house. />
(3) His life and self-esteem require that the object and concern of man’s consciousness be reality and this earth — but morality, men are taught, consists of scorning this earth a
nd the world available to sensory perception, and of contemplating, instead, a “different” and “higher” reality, a realm inaccessible to reason and incommunicable in language, but attain...
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