This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
... to grasp that that accusation is saying, in effect: “Surely you are not so unfair as to discriminate between good and evil, are you?” — or: “Surely you are not so evil as to seek the go
od, are you?” — or: “Surely you are not so immoral as to believe in morality!”
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Moral guilt, fear of moral judgment, and a plea for blanket forgiveness, are so obviously the
motive of that catch phrase that a glance at reality would be sufficient to tell its proponents what an ugly confession they are uttering. But escape from reality is both the precondition and t...