This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...he futility of ethics and invites all men to play it deuces wild.
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The philosophers who attempted to devise an allegedly rational code of ethics gave mankind nothing but a choice of
whims: the “selfish” pursuit of one’s own whims (such as the ethics of Nietzsche) — or “selfless” service to the whims of others (such as the ethics of Bentham, Mill, Comte and of a
ll social hedonists, whether they allowed man to include his own whims among the millions of others or advised him to turn himself into a totally selfless “shmoo” that seeks to be eaten by o...