This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...ts standard of value and would thus make it possible to gauge virtue by the number of values one is willing to betray.
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The consequences and the “vested interests” of their doct
rine are visible all around us.
Observe, in politics, that the term extremism has become a synonym of “evil,” regardless of the content of the issue (the evil is not what you a
re “extreme” about, but that you are “extreme” — i.e., consistent). Observe the phenomenon of the so-called neutralists in the United Nations: the “neutralists” are worse than mere...