This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...pockets what he has not earned; the other is practiced by his leader, the spiritual parasite, who derives his illusion of “greatness” — like a fence receiving stolen goods — from the pow
er to dispose of that which he has not earned and from the mystic view of himself as the embodied voice of “the public.”
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Of the two, the material parasite is psychologically he
althier and closer to reality: at least, he eats or wears his loot. But the only source of satisfaction open to the spiritual parasite, his only means to gain “prestige” (apart from giving o...