This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...) means that “rights” belong to some men, but not to others — that some men have the “right” to dispose of others in any manner they please — and that the criterion of such privilege
d position consists of numerical superiority.
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Nothing can ever justify or validate such a doctrine — and no one ever has. Like the altruist morality from which it is derived, thi
s doctrine rests on mysticism: either on the old-fashioned mysticism of faith in supernatural edicts, like “The Divine Right of Kings” — or on the social mystique of modem collectivists wh...