This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...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
ht to damn human nature: men have obeyed them and have brought their moral ideals into full reality.
It is philosophy that sets men’s goals and determines their course; it is onl...