This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...mise?” translate that question into its actual meaning: “Doesn’t life require the surrender of that which is true and good to that which is false and evil?” The answer is that that preci sely is what life forbids — if one wishes to achieve anything but a stretch of tortured years spent in progressive self-destruction.

(July 1962)

8. How Does
One Lead a Rational Life in an
irrational Society?

by Ayn Rand

I will confine my answer to a single, fundamental aspect of this question. I will name on...
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