• Soviet-style communism failed, not because it was intrinsically evil, but because it was flawed. It allowed too few people to usurp too much power. Twenty-first century market capitalism, American-style, will fail for the same reasons. Both are edifices constructed by human intelligence, undone by human nature.

    Arundhati Roy (2006). “Ordinary Person's Guide To Empire”, p.44, Penguin Books India