This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...re of man the fullest exercise of his reason — but morality, men are taught, rests on and requires faith.
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Faith is the commitment of one’s consciousness to beliefs for which on
e has no sensory evidence or rational proof.
When a man rejects reason as his standard of judgment, only one alternative standard remains to him: his feelings. A mystic is a man wh
o treats his feelings as tools of cognition. Faith is the equation of feeling with knowledge.
To practice the “virtue” of faith, one must be willing to suspend one’s sight an...