This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...it necessitates nothing — and proves nothing — in regard to any given individual.
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There are many reasons why most people are morally imperfect, i.e., hold mixed, contradictory
premises and values (the altruist morality is one of the reasons), but that is a different issue. Regardless of the reasons of their choices, the fact that most people are morally “gray,” do
es not invalidate man’s need of morality and of moral “whiteness”; if anything, it makes the need more urgent. Nor does it warrant the epistemological “package deal” of dismissing the ...