This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
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(3) His life and self-esteem require that the object and concern of man’s consciousness be reality and this earth — but morality, men are taught, consists of scorning this earth a
nd the world available to sensory perception, and of contemplating, instead, a “different” and “higher” reality, a realm inaccessible to reason and incommunicable in language, but attain
able by revelation, by special dialectical processes, by that superior state of intellectual lucidity known to Zen-Buddhists as “No-Mind,” or by death.
There is only one realit...