This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
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Observe also that the advocates of altruism are unable to base their ethics on any facts of men’s normal existence and that they always offer �
�lifeboat” situations as examples from which to derive the rules of moral conduct. (“What should you do if you and another man are in a lifeboat that can carry only one?” etc.)

/> The fact is that men do not live in lifeboats — and that a lifeboat is not the place on which to base one’s metaphysics.

The moral purpose of a man’s life is the achieveme...
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