This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
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by Ayn Rand


Some students of Objectivism find it difficult to grasp the Objectivist principle that “there are no conflicts of interests among rational me
n.”

A typical question runs as follows: “Suppose two men apply for the same job. Only one of them can be hired. Isn’t this an instance of a conflict of interests, and isn’t
the benefit of one man achieved at the price of the sacrifice of the other?”

There are four interrelated considerations which are involved in a rational man’s view of his inte...
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