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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 7 2013: Yes, it definitely would- however it fails to take into account the human factors. Let's be honest, we're all greedy to an extent and capitalism plays on that. On paper communism looks 10/10, gold star, A+ and capitalism looks, well, crap. In practice however communism looks worse because it advocates to be an extremely humanist ideology and can never live up to. Capitalism- what you see is what you get. Socialism? Now that's great!

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