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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 19 2013: In principle communism is perfect! It's a shame it will never work how it is supposed to work. It just cannot, we cannot fight our own nature...
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      Apr 25 2013: I agree we cannot fight our own nature. Can we implement legal instruments to do it for us? I think so. The present day kings and chieftains however are not going to allow the masses to get smart enough to figure that out. Public education in America is only getting worse. My public school education was less comprehensive than my father's. And my niece's even in a well off school zone was diabolical. In fact it is the old school way of teaching with complicated mathematics and mandatory foreign language taught at early ages that broaden, expand and develop abstract thinking and more powerful minds in our young people. I believe it is at early ages the mental capacity of an individual to learn is developed. It is through education the masses can be lifted from poverty.

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