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Communism

People fear communism because many of the countries that have had it have been totalitarianism regimes. People associate communism with China and Russia often, and they were the enemies of...

Latest answer posted October 1, 2012 5:00 am UTC

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Communism refers to the way in which a government directs its economy. In a purely communist system, the means of production, which are land, labor, and capital, are owned in common by the working...

Latest answer posted June 12, 2016 8:54 pm UTC

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The weakness of all Utopias is this, that they take the greatest difficulty of man and assume it to be overcome, and then give an elaborate account of the overcoming of the smaller ones.-C. K....

Latest answer posted December 2, 2014 7:18 pm UTC

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I think that communist theorists left it up to the bourgeois intelligentsia for two possible reasons. First, they did so because the proletariat was not sufficiently educated. In a capitalist...

Latest answer posted April 9, 2013 1:54 am UTC

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As the industrial revolution produced larger and larger factory systems, it also produced ever increasing opportunities for rampant capitalism to fall prey to its own greed, as is usually the...

Latest answer posted April 3, 2012 8:05 pm UTC

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Marx's theories regarding history had a great impact on the development of communism. Marx argued that history was filled with class struggles between the oppressed and their oppressors. Marx...

Latest answer posted August 3, 2018 5:57 pm UTC

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Many people would consider these two leaders very similar, but some key philosophical and functional differences existed between the two. As for the similarities, they both wanted to transform...

Latest answer posted April 21, 2012 3:44 pm UTC

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It isn't just greed that makes communalism unworkable but the differences in human character and the differences in human capabilities. Some people are lazy. They like to see others do all the work...

Latest answer posted August 13, 2012 12:05 am UTC

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It is very difficult to argue that communism has been successful in any country where it has so far been tried. Communism has not made any country prosperous and stable. The Soviet Union never had...

Latest answer posted September 13, 2012 11:10 pm UTC

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The men who are most closely connected with the invention or creation of communism are Karl Marx and Vladimir Lenin. This is why communism is often called Marxism-Leninism. Marx was the theorist...

Latest answer posted June 28, 2012 9:10 pm UTC

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The Soviet Union is usually used as the prime example of a failed Communist system. Instead of implementing the ideals of a Marxist philosophy, Joseph Stalin used military power to control the...

Latest answer posted August 12, 2012 9:54 pm UTC

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Communism is an economic rather than a political system. It was described by Karl Marx as a rather Utopian evolution that would occur after technology enabled the world to provide far more food,...

Latest answer posted February 8, 2012 10:00 am UTC

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The Western powers were largely hostile to communism for most of the 20th century. They saw it as an ideology that was dedicated to overthrowing their way of life and to achieving domination over...

Latest answer posted November 7, 2012 1:56 pm UTC

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As a political philosophy, communism was codified by Karl Marx's seminal role while he lived in Brussels; he claimed that private property only existed when society made it possible to gain a...

Latest answer posted September 10, 2012 9:06 pm UTC

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The main thing to know about communism is that it is an economic and political system that emphasizes that all people should be equal. Communism as a formal system came from the ideas of Karl...

Latest answer posted September 11, 2012 11:56 pm UTC

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First, we have to figure out what we are going to call "modern communism." If we are talking about China, then I would argue that modern communism has little or nothing to do with Marxism....

Latest answer posted February 16, 2012 6:52 am UTC

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There is a reason that the Heritage Foundation/Wall Street Journal Index of Economic Freedom for 2016 ranks the People's Republic of China as having the 144th freest economy out of 178 nations...

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There is no contest between these two. Capitalism has proved to be by far the more lasting philosophy. First of all, capitalism came into existence long before communism. No country even tried...

Latest answer posted October 31, 2012 12:40 am UTC

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In one sense, this is an accurate term because China is ruled by the Communist Party of China. In addition, the state does direct much of the economic activity in China. However, China does not...

Latest answer posted July 26, 2012 9:10 pm UTC

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I think that you might be able to feature some interesting thoughts on the issue. I would think that one of the most primary points that need to be made is the idea that the Russian Revolution,...

Latest answer posted February 14, 2012 7:09 pm UTC

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A neutral observer could argue that communism allowed countries like the Soviet Union to become relatively strong in a very short period of time. A neutral observer could argue that the Soviet...

Latest answer posted July 26, 2012 9:15 pm UTC

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