Ethics

What is life?

What is life?

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

What is virtue?

What is virtue?

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

What is a ethics of sacrifice?

What is a ethics of 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”).