Ethics

Ethics are those rules of behavior in relating to other individuals; ethics is individual morality applied to living life in society.

Life

Life, according to philosopher Ayn Rand, is “a process of self-sustaining and self-generated action.”

Morality

Morality is the “science of self-preservation” and human fulfillment.

Virtue

Virtues are the mental and physical actions necessary to obtain the values necessary to sustain one’s life and achieve happiness.

Principles

If one desires consistent results, one must act consistently. That is, on principle.

Sacrifice

Rational self-interest does not mean sacrificing oneself for others (what philosopher Auguste Comte coined as altruism or “otherism”) or sacrificing others for oneself (what is smeared as “selfishness”).

Ethics

Ethics is individual morality applied to living life in society.