This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
... /> Such is the difference — both in theory and practice — between capitalism and socialism.
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It is impossible to compute the human suffering, degradation, deprivation and horro
r that went to pay for a single, much-touted skyscraper of Moscow, or for the Soviet factories or mines or dams, or for any part of their loot-and- blood-supported “industrialization.” What
we do know, however, is that forty-five years is a long time: it is the span of two generations; we do know that, in the name of a promised abundance, two generations of human beings have lived ...