What is morality?

“The justification of capitalism is that it is the system which implements a scientific code of morality; i.e., which recognizes man’s metaphysical nature and needs; i.e., which is based on reason and reality. ” — LEONARD PEIKOFF Morality is a code...

What is the purpose of morality?

The preservation and flourishing of one’s own life, in reality, is the purpose of morality. “The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live.” — Galt’s Speech, in Ayn Rand’s Atlas...

Why does an individual need a moral code?

“The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live.” — Galt’s Speech, in Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged Individuals need a moral code as knowledge for human beings on how to survive, unlike the other animals, is not...