This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
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It is this psychological state that traditional morality makes impossible, to the extent that a man accepts it.
Neither mysticism nor the creed of self-sacrifice is compa
tible with mental health or self-esteem. These doctrines are destructive existentially and psychologically.
(1) The maintenance of his life and the achievement of self-esteem requi
re of man the fullest exercise of his reason — but morality, men are taught, rests on and requires faith.
Faith is the commitment of one’s consciousness to beliefs for which on...