Advantages Of Communism

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If you look at a world map today, you will see an overwhelming majority of countries implementing capitalist ideals and many of them have become very successful. However, very few still apply communist ideals, in contrast to the many countries who tried such forms of government in the 20th century. It is my belief that although communism may not be a bad idea all together, it is still a flawed system that cannot work, and a free market system is better. One reason Communism does not work is because it is human nature to be better or worse than someone else. The basis of Communism is that all people are equal in a society and should have equal food, work and housing. At first this may seem like a good idea that could perhaps work, but human …show more content…
One of the big reasons capitalism aids the government is because people are given chances to run businesses or contribute to them at will. This gives the government chances to tax the businesses income, while the rest goes to the business owners, who eventually spend that money, and a steady flow of money from people to businesses to government is established. In communism however, the businesses are all government owned, and although the government is making all the profit, they must flush that income back to the people so that they will spend the money at the government businesses. In this system, the people are making no income, and the government is having to give money for the people to spend into the economy, instead of the government making profit, and the people making profit of their own.

These reasons are, in my opinion, the biggest reasons why communism failed. Dictators take control of the government and the people, no steady flow of money is circulated in the economy, and the human element of being better or worse than someone is taken away, which can lead to heavy
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One of the big reasons capitalism aids the government is because people are given chances to run businesses or contribute to them at will. This gives the government chances to tax the businesses income, while the rest goes to the business owners, who eventually spend that money, and a steady flow of money from people to businesses to government is established. In communism however, the businesses are all government owned, and although the government is making all the profit, they must flush that income back to the people so that they will spend the money at the government businesses. In this system, the people are making no income, and the government is having to give money for the people to spend into the economy, instead of the government making profit, and the people making profit of their

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