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Communism by Any Other Name

Posted by: Sierra ( The Sohpists, Australia ) on September 16, 1999 at 13:04:54:

In Reply to: U.S. Capitalism IS Capital Controlled Communism? posted by Deep Dad Nine on September 15, 1999 at 23:55:56:

: It seems to me that our brand of capitalism is basically a communist dictatorship in the hands of an elite private sector who are not even EXPECTED to be concerned about anything other than their own personal wealth (as opposed to a communist GOVERNMENT that would at least be expected to be concerned for EVERYONE).


Communism by any other name??? Could this be so? I'm not quite sure what you're getting at here, but if my idea is right, you are trying to say that Communism is only rejected by a majority of the populus in some nations because of the name "COMMUNISM?"

I know this is true because it has happened to me... I tell people what i think about some issues that are promoted by communism and how i think they are correct. most peop-le will agree that there is a definite need for social class abolition, and that poverty should be rectified, making us all equal in terms of social and financial staus. But as soon as i tell them some stuff Marx said, which is usually what i was saying anyway, they virtually say "communism is of satan" as reject what they agreed to before.

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