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Where Socialism and Communism got it wrong

Where Socialism and Communism got it wrong: Assumption: Man’s nature can be molded to serve the state altruistically Truth: Man’s nature is fixed; self comes first and work for the state fulfills self-interest, but only after his/her basic needs are met. Assumption: People are only members of a supposedly uniform group Truth: People are individuals… Continue reading Where Socialism and Communism got it wrong

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Evolution: Setting the Stage, Part 2

Karl Marx and Fredrick Engels    Source:  Wikipedia, Public Domain Socialism / Communism Socialist thought began to be accepted in the 17th century (or even earlier) and flourished in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Socialism is actually a kind of social Darwinism or social engineering. It is based on a misunderstanding of human nature and… Continue reading Evolution: Setting the Stage, Part 2