I wouldn't bet that that private organizations and monopolies are mutually exclusive though.
If you assume that private organizations are always ethical organizations that aren't corrupt, then you would be right. But that assumption would be straining things. Ethics, and pure capitalistic competition, are sometimes eased aside in the pursuit of profit. After all, if you don't meet the stockholder's demands, bad things can happen.
My thoughts on Rand's idealism is that, in a true capitalistic environment, people will compete to provide the best service for the least price. This is emphasized when Dagny Taggart arrives in Galt's Gulch and gets a tour of the businesses and the strikers. That scene sometimes makes me want to get a few million people together and call a John Galt strike.
If we in the United States could somehow promote pure capitalism that considers ALL the costs of production, the entire world would benefit. And if ALL of the costs are considered, these costs including materials, labor, R & D, social costs and environmental costs, then less government would be needed.
It gets down to accounting and ethics.
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