TO KNOW, TO DARE, TO WILL, TO KEEP SILENCE- such are the four words of the magus. Eliphas Levi...The Doctrine and Ritual of Magic

"My philosophy, in essence, is the concept of man as a heroic being, with his own happiness as the moral purpose of his life, with productive achievement as his noblest activity, and reason as his only absolute."(appendix to 'Atlas Shrugged')