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If communism was working the way its progenitors wanted it to, would it be better than capitalism?

The main reason why communism was made was people wanted to be equal without getting restricted by their environment, but nowadays communism is abused by some dictators such as North Korean leaders. Besides, capitalism also has its own problem. There are so many people who didn't have opportunities to try what they really wanted to do due to their poverty or else.
If communism was working as it should be, would it be better than capitalism?
(When there are no dictators)

Topics: Communism
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  • Apr 22 2013: Like most things, i don't there's any one right answer. Both capitalism and communism have there pros and cons. The problem is quite simply fixed in my mind. The potential for abuse in each system needs to be plugged. We should have a good idea what does & doesn't work by now. Perhaps a hybrid of the two systems? If i had to chose one and improve on it, I'd go with communism. Equality is something we should all strive for. Company size & individual wealth should be capped. Hard work should still be rewarded... But there are greedy people out there with far, far too much money and assets, to the point is immoral.(when you compare to those below the poverty line).
    ive always felt 'leaders' should be heavily scrutinized. They should be nominated for their intelligence and expertise in their field. They should have capped terms in office & new leaders chosen by the people. Nominees should have equal chance to gain our votes with equal federally funded campaigns. Private funding leads to shady deals and corruption. A leader should never be someone who sought the position... A power hungry personality is not a desirable trait.

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