This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
... revelation — feeling — taste — urge — wish — whim. Today, as in the past, most philosophers agree that the ultimate standard of ethics is whim (they call it “arbitrary postulate”
or “subjective choice” or “emotional commitment”) — and the battle is only over the question or whose whim: one’s own or society’s or the dictator’s or God’s. Whatever else the
y may disagree about, today’s moralists agree that ethics is a subjective issue and that the three things barred from its field are: reason — mind — reality.
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