Feel Good Friday: Ayn Rand, Compromise and Compassion


There can be no compromise between a property owner and a burglar; offering the burglar a single teaspoon of one’s silverware would not be a compromise, but a total surrender – the recognition of his right to one’s property. What value or concession did the burglar offer in return? and once the principle of unilateral concessions is accepted as the base of a relationship by both parties, it is only a matter of time before the burglar would seize the rest…

Doesn’t Life Require Compromise
Ayn Rand
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