This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...men can get along together is by giving in to anything and “compromising” with anyone. It is not hard to see who would profit and who would lose by such a doctrine.
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ity of this doctrine — and the reason why the term “compromise” implies, in today’s general usage, an act of moral treason — lies in the fact that it requires men to accept ethical sub
jectivism as the basic principle superseding all principles in human relationships and to sacrifice anything as a concession to one another’s whims.
The question “Doesn’t lif...