This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...od, are you?” — or: “Surely you are not so immoral as to believe in morality!”

Moral guilt, fear of moral judgment, and a plea for blanket forgiveness, are so obviously the
motive of that catch phrase that a glance at reality would be sufficient to tell its proponents what an ugly confession they are uttering. But escape from reality is both the precondition and t he goal of the cult of moral grayness.

Philosophically, that cult is a negation of morality — but, psychologically, this is not its adherents’ goal. What they seek is not amora...
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