Success and happiness are the metaphysically to-be-expected... It is not success but calamity that we regard as the abnormal exception in human life.
According to Objectivism, happiness is not only possible for a human being, but should also be the purpose of someone’s life. Rand recognised that happiness does not come from a different dimension, nor is it an inexplicable internal process of the human psyche. Happiness requires the achievement of rational values by a productive individual. But what is the role of psychology in illuminating this process?