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Can a country with a large population find better and more efficient solutions to its problems under Communism?

I am from India, the world's largest democracy. I do believe in democracy but somehow, when it comes to finding solutions to problems, a communist government seems to find effective solutions most of the time.

Is communism a better approach towards problems being faced by a country with a large population or is it something which can cost us our individual rights and liberal thinking in the process of enforcing "good" solutions to solve our problems?

This occurred to me when I took a look at China, which is a major force to reckon with in today's world. It has found solutions to a lot of its problems and has been able to solve them because they were able to enforce those solutions, being communist.


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  • Feb 10 2013: I believe that we cant compromise with justice and freedom at the cost of development. People will still remain unhappy in the restricted environment inspite of providing solutions for their problems. When you compare between India and China, China has only 55 ethnic groups among which Han Chinese dominate with 91% share of total population. But in India there are more than 2000 ethnic groups. Clearly the ethnic and cultural diversity is greater in case of India. Hence solutions provided by some communist government in India will be unacceptable to a large section of population most of the times. Democracy is the best way for us, just we need to focus on making it work more efficiently...

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