This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...is making a psychological confession, and what he means is: “/ am unwilling to be wholly good — and please don’t regard me as wholly evil!”
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Just as, in epistemology, the cu
lt of uncertainty is a revolt against reason — so, in ethics, the cult of moral grayness is a revolt against moral values. Both are a revolt against the absolutism of reality.
st as the cult of uncertainty could not succeed by an open rebellion against reason and, therefore, struggles to elevate the negation of reason into some sort of superior reasoning — so the cu...