This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...ly to abstain from thinking — nothing else is demanded — and one will feel humble quickly enough.
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(5) His life and self-esteem require of man loyalty to his values, loyalty to
his mind and its judgments, loyalty to his life — but the essence of morality, men are taught, consists of self-sacrifice: the sacrifice of one’s mind to some higher authority, and the sacri
fice of one’s values to whoever may claim to require it.
It is not necessary, in this context, to analyze the almost countless evils, entailed by the precept of self-sacrifice. I...