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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 8 2013: I would like to focus more on your question of equality and opportunity. Does equality produce more or less opportunity? How do we enforce equality, is this a job for government (force), how do we define what is equal? When we are born different, with different goals and a different life, how is this equal? Does the ends justify the means? I would say no, when we try to make things equal it takes away freedom and in turn hurts us as a whole to strive for better technology and being better people. We worry about what other people have and not focusing on how to actual obtain a better life. If you want opportunity we need freedom from government. Government is needed but very little compared to what we have to day. The only way government can create opportunity is to take way opportunity from some one else. We are all corrupt to one another, so its better to have communication with one another but not power to alter some ones life.

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