Originally Posted by KC Fish
No, I was simply curious.
A logical person would probably reply that faith and emotion aren't really necessary, and are usually more trouble than they're worth. I don't really understand how logic would not apply to creativity or selflessness though.
Logic informs creativity to a great degree. You'll get no argument from me about that. And Ayn Rand would probably agree that acts that appear to be selfless are usually (if not always) not selfless at all, but rather acts of enlightened self interest. Personally, I think she goes too far.