This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...ct on the intellectual scene. Her new morality — the ethics of rational self-interest — challenges the altruist-collectivist fashions of our day. Known as Objectivism, her unique philosophy
is the underlying theme of her famous novels.
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The title of this book may evoke the kind of question that I hear once in a while: “Why do
you use the word ‘selfishness’ to denote virtuous qualities of character, when that word antagonizes so many people to whom it does not mean the things you mean?”
To those wh...