The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Anthem by Ayn Rand:|
of the spirit. I guard my treasures:
my thought, my will, my freedom.
And the greatest of these is freedom.
I owe nothing to my brothers, nor do
I gather debts from them. I ask none to
live for me, nor do I live for any others.
I covet no man's soul, nor is my soul theirs
I am neither foe nor friend to my brothers,
but such as each of them shall deserve
of me. And to earn my love, my brothers