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why charity is an evil

Posted by: Marcos ( Scientific Socialism ) on June 29, 1999 at 01:54:37:

In Reply to: doesnt do a lot for charity posted by Gee on June 28, 1999 at 14:11:23:

: Red Deathy said:

: : Argh! Bourgeois charity, what a lot of wank. NEVER GIVE TO CHARITY! Compleete toss, conscience slaving toss.

: Lets discuss that. Starting with why it would be wrong for some people to decide they shall choose to help some other people.

First of all I understand you to be the vile capitalist on this board - yes I have read your posts about the poeple as being individual, your vile defence of the free market - the enemy of the collective, you will learn come the revolution.

Nevertheless a point is raised on private charity - it is an anathema to socialism, and anathema to egalitarianism.

What would you have - people deciding by themselves who to help and who not to help? This is the crack which grows to destroy our socialist future - that a person should choose one over another is the seed of the destruction of the collective. Private charity by its very privacy is evil.

It is from each according to his ability to each according to his need! That the first group might choose whom among the second group is evil! There shall be no such choices - all are equal. This is the courage of Scientific Socialism.

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