The Virtue of Selfishness: A New Concept of Egoism
by Ayn Rand
Summary: A collection of "bite-size" but potent essays that cover such ethical issues as: selfishness vs selflessness, the function of pleasure in life, the immorality of racism, ethical behavior in emergency situations, how faith leads to confusion, the moral role of government and much more. This book is a good place to start learning how to view ethical issues in a rational, objective manner. (19 essays in all. 169 pages total).
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