This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...m is entitled to it or deserves it, and that his interests are damaged if he does not obtain it.
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(b) Context. Both men should know that if they desire a job, their goal is made pos
sible only by the existence of a business concern able to provide employment — that that business concern requires the availability of more than one applicant for any job — that if only one
applicant existed, he would not obtain the job, because the business concern would have to close its doors — and that their competition for the job is to their interest, even though one of the...