I often find Ayn Rand’s words in her introduction to her book “Anthem” to be relevant today. It is worth posting the bulk of the foreword:
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Some of those who read the story when it was first written [in 1937], told me that I was unfair to the ideals of collectivism; this was not, they said, what collectivism preaches or intends; collectivists do not mean or advocate such things; nobody advocates them.
I shall merely point out that the slogan “Production for use and not for profit” is now accepted by most men as a commonplace, and a