This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...’s standard of living — including the inhabitants of the slums, who lead a life of luxury compared to the life of an ancient Egyptian slave or of a modern Soviet Socialist worker.
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/> Such is the difference — both in theory and practice — between capitalism and socialism.
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 ...