This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...the energy, initiative and wealth of private individuals for personal profit. And, instead of impoverishing the people, these skyscrapers, as they rose higher and higher, kept raising the people
’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...