This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
... are the only things that the practitioners of altruism have achieved and are achieving now.
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Observe that these three schools of ethical theory are anti-life, not merely in content
, but also in their method of approach.
The mystic theory of ethics is explicitly based on the premise that the standard of value of man’s ethics is set beyond the grave, by the
laws or requirements of another, supernatural dimension, that ethics is impossible for man to practice, that it is unsuited for and opposed to man’s life on earth, and that man must take the b...