Communism

Discussion in 'Communism' started by Communism, May 17, 2004.

  1. Communism

    Communism Member

    What do you think of Communism?
    Why do you like/dislike it?
    Do you have any questions regarding Communism?
     
  2. Jozak

    Jozak Member

    Why do I dislike communism? Forced sharing. You would force me to share my wealth, assets, and property with others, weather I like it or not.
     
  3. booshnoogs

    booshnoogs loves you

    This is a 10 foot pole.
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    This is me not using it to touch these questions. (notice the space between them)
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  4. Mui

    Mui Senior Member

    thats a big question i already answered many times..

    I <3 Communism...

    damn greedy capitalist pigs.
    *snare*
    lol.
     
  5. Eugene

    Eugene Senior Member

    I think that communism doesnt' work because it does not take into account the principle of self-interest, while capitalism is seemingly based on it.
     
  6. MaxPower

    MaxPower Kicker Of Asses

    See my reply in the other forums.
     
  7. charredacacia

    charredacacia Member

    national communism has not yet worked (though it is great on paper), but i'm all for communalism
     
  8. Peace-Phoenix

    Peace-Phoenix Senior Member

    I rather like it, Marxism is a speciality subject of mine. I wouldn't describe myself as either, but I do have a lot of time for theoreticall Communism....
     
  9. Communism

    Communism Member

    Yes because there are people just a couple of blocks away from you starving, while you're eating gourmet meals.



    The closest we've come to Communism/Anarchism, in my opinion would be the Paris Commune.
     
  10. LuciferSam

    LuciferSam Member

    I don't know, I've read some Marx and I have to say I haven't been sold yet. I'm okay with socialistic ideas, but I don't like Communism because it doesn't respect individuality, and authoritarian regimes corrupt easily.
     
  11. Communism

    Communism Member

    We don't have authotarian regimes in Communism. We don't even have regimes. Why do you say Communism does not respect induviduality? I've never liked Marx, either. I've never understood a word that he wrote, but when I read Lenin, everything changed. From the FIRST WORD I READ, I falled completely into his logic... He explains it so easy, and yet so brilliant. He's a genious.
     
  12. Pointbreak

    Pointbreak Banned

    What I liked about Lenin was his free spirited approach to mass execution and his ability to see the lighter side of famine.

    Now as to communism in general, what i don't like is that fact that it has failed every single time it has ever been tried, in nearly all cases catastrophically so, yet people keep coming back and saying "No, no, no, not THAT communism, my new super-neo-quasi-green-anarcho-castro-beardist-communism, which is going to work so much better!" And I say yep, that's what the last theoretical utopia peddling mass murderers said too, and thanks but not thanks.

    Supporting communism is no better than supporting Nazis, although communists killed more people.

    Thanks for asking though.
     
  13. booshnoogs

    booshnoogs loves you

    That probably wasn't supposed to be funny, but it made me laugh like hell.
     
  14. Eugene

    Eugene Senior Member

    Would you like it better we all starve and the communist elite get gourmet meals or would you like us to all more or less have the opportunity to either starve or get gourmet meals.
     
  15. Angel_Headed_Hipster

    Angel_Headed_Hipster Senior Member

    One of the main reasons communism always fails is because once a country becomes communist, America and all it's greedy capitalist friends get their panties in a tangle and freak out, then send all their army over to the country and stop communism from working, its not all the system that fucks it up, it's the sorrounding countries doing anything they can to contain communism and stop it from spreading.

    Peace and Love,
    Dan
     
  16. Jozak

    Jozak Member

    How do you know what fucking meals I eat? Do you have any idea what my family's income is? No, you don't. Instead of imposing your selfish views on the rest of us, why don't you give your own and leave my assets, property, and wealth alone, it's not yours or anyone else's. That is called stealing.
     
  17. mynameiskc

    mynameiskc way to go noogs!

    so, if communism were to spread, it wouldn't corrupt or fall to pieces?
     
  18. Floyder

    Floyder Member

    Well the fastest growing economy in the world, China, is still a communist country. And although it has privatized a large sector of its economy, a very sizeable portion, amounting to more then half the work force are still employed by either state-run or state-guided collectives. India follows a very similar economic mode and is currently the 2nd fastest growing economy in the world. Appearantly industries that are natural monopolies (health care, oil, military, etc) are most effeciently run by the government. And other types of state run industries can still directly benefit the private sector through price-fixing and other types of centralized planning. I know this isn't exactly what Marx intended, but this is the what communism/socialism is becoming, and amazingly enough, its working.
     
  19. Communism

    Communism Member

    It's socialism Floyder, not communism.


    Communist elite??! Lol, where the hell are you getting this from? There is NO communist elite in a communist society! That's the whole fucking point! :D
     
  20. Pointbreak

    Pointbreak Banned

    This may be a shock but China is not the fastest growing economy in the world because its state owned industries are doing so well. It is the fastest growing economy DESPITE the drag produced by useless white elephant state industries.
     

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