Why Socialism Is Doomed To Fail By David Solway


It may sound heartless, but the triumph of the unqualified spells the end of a nation's - indeed, of a civilization's - historical term. In the real world of ability and performance, skill and attainment, the race is always to the swift and Achilles will always outpace the tortoise - Ecclesiastes, Aesop and social egalitarians notwithstanding. To rig the race for the advantage of the slow would defeat its purpose, leading to social stasis, personal ennui and lack of meaningful production across the entire sweep of human initiative. If this were the case, there would be no race.