This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
... — that anything he cares to pick as the good or the evil, will do — that a man’s whim is a valid moral standard, and that the only question is how to get away with it. The existential mon
ument to this theory is the present state of our culture.
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It is not men’s immorality that is responsible for the collapse now threatening to destroy the civilized world, but the
kind of moralities men have been asked to practice. The responsibility belongs to the philosophers of altruism. They have no cause to be shocked by the spectacle of their own success, and no rig...