The parable of the buried treasure (Matt. 13:44) is contrary to socialism, which teaches that the land and the treasure should belong to the State, and profit from the treasure should be equally distributed to all, or at least the land owner should have been notified of the treasure and the value of the treasure taxed at over 80% so that the profit would be redistributed. The assumption of the socialist is that knowledge about the future should be a free good, equally available to all; but this would require perfect knowledge, which only God has. Men are not omniscient, and the free market acknowledges that; it encourages men to seek out knowledge by allowing them to personally profit from its use in society.
Gary North, Priorities and Dominion: An Economic Commentary on Matthew Ch. 31 (1999), at www.garynorth.com/freebooks: HTML.