This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...d blind choices prevail. But then, whoever wins does not win much. Among the emotion-driven, neither love nor any other emotion has any meaning.
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Such, in brief essence, are the fou
r major considerations involved in a rational man’s view of his interests.
Now let us return to the question originally asked — about the two men applying for the same job —
and observe in what manner it ignores or opposes these four considerations.
(a) Reality. The mere fact that two men desire the same job does not constitute proof that either of the...