This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...death? Or between truth and falsehood? Or between reason and irrationality?
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Today, however, when people speak of “compromise,” what they mean is not a legitimate mutual concess
ion or a trade, but precisely the betrayal of one’s principles — the unilateral surrender to any groundless, irrational claim. The root of that doctrine is ethical subjectivism, which holds
that a desire or a whim is an irreducible moral primary, that every man is entitled to any desire he might feel like asserting, that all desires have equal moral validity, and that the only way ...