This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...sness and fear of the entire subject of morality, most people hasten to answer guiltily: “No, of course, I don’t,” without any clear idea of the nature of the accusation. They do not pause to grasp that that accusation is saying, in effect: “Surely you are not so unfair as to discriminate between good and evil, are you?” — or: “Surely you are not so evil as to seek the go 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...
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