This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...the Objectivist ethics is the morality of life — as against the three major schools of ethical theory, the mystic, the social, the subjective, which have brought the world to its present state
and which represent the morality of death.
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These three schools differ only in their method of approach, not in their content. In content, they are merely variants of altruism, the
ethical theory which regards man as a sacrificial animal, which holds that man has no right to exist for his own sake, that service to others is the only justification of his existence, and tha...