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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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  • May 1 2013: I believe the question to be unanswerable because it could not have occurred then without the use of some totally unifying philosophy or belief system or a Dictator to force his will upon another.

    One cannot be forced to Love another. Love by Tyranny. The one cannot lead to the other. An "ism" is the product of a groups largest idea about itself. An "ism" cannot be imposed/forced upon a person or population that, does not want it, is not mature enough for, cant accept or understand, without the use of a greater force than its opposers to constantly enforce it. ie; Dictators, Subversion, Psychological Manipulation, Fear Mongering, Information Control, Policy Enforcement (police), Military Intimidation and Controls, Creating false enemies. One would have to have considerable control over everything that the population sees, hears, does, thinks, says, believes, and values in order to maintain control. The only way to have an "ism" function well, is if the people are in agreement with it, is if the people are aligned with it, is if the people are ready for it. The very reason there was a Dictator is obvious. It had to be forced upon them. The people just weren't ready for it.

    It is in our nature to seek uniqueness not sameness, to seek not equality in material things, but to be "treated" as an equal, regardless of material wealth, rank, class, status, race, gender. To be treated as an equal by being granted equal opportunity.

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