Tag Archive: socialism

Mar 09 2017

Aristocracy breeds Socialism breeds Tyranny

Aristocracy is supposed to be “rule by the best” meaning we can get beneficial governing by granting power to the wisest among us. This sounds good on paper and it can be. However, no matter how ethically aristocrats accumulated their wealth, as generations hand property down, the work ethic tends to become diluted and along …

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Mar 18 2016

Democratic Socialism Doesn’t Exist

The phrase “Democratic Socialism” is a term trying to describe something that doesn’t exist and is never likely to exist. Democracy is the idea of ruling a group by following the will of the majority of the group. Socialism is the idea of centralized planning of the economy of a group. Democratic Socialism is supposed …

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Mar 03 2016

Misunderstanding Fascism

Many liberal pundits today use the label “fascist” to tag conservatives they don’t like. They describe fascism as a populist movement that taps into a festering rage among a blue collar (mostly) segment of the population, based primarily on the frustration of economic suppression. Populism is a movement of popular opinion, usually involving some form …

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Jan 22 2016

Which is more ethical: capitalism or socialism?

Ask this of a random sampling of people and they will first translate the question, “which is more ethical” into some variation like, “which one do I like most” and then they will translate the subject terms “capitalism” and “socialism” into some pre-conceived definition based on their political viewpoint. capitalism – an economic system characterized …

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Mar 14 2013

Class Warfare is Expanding

Class warfare is the struggle between the class of “haves” and the class of “have-nots” or relative versions of each. As civilization progresses, we all have more and our standard of living is constantly rising, but there are still large discrepancies in how we perceive the different levels of “having” and any ethics associated with …

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Dec 29 2012

Arms Control is Un-Ethical

The club and the knife were most likely the first weapons developed in human history. Their primary purpose was to kill animals to provide food. By attaching a knife to a pole, as in either a spear or an arrow, the effectiveness of the knife can be extended. Then, some humans learned that they could …

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