The Communist Manifesto By Karl Marx: The Failure Of Communism

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Felix Tran
Ms. Adams
Language, Grade 8
May 13th, 2016
For thousands of years has mankind been ruled by mankind but not all systems of government has stood the test of time. A form of government may look good on paper but its prior history shows its true performance. Communism can and will never work for many reasons, from the poor treatment of its people to the limitations and flaws of the manifesto that founded communism itself. In the Western regions people have been living under a more peaceful and gracious government because in a Democracy citizens are given the basic needs and most importantly they people are allowed freedom of speech and the right to vote. But everything has a weak point even the Stalin 's Iron Fist broke under
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Not everything is meant to be taken literal, not even the Bible but most definitely not Marx 's Communist Manifesto but because of its literal meaning millions lay dead for no good reason but for the spread of Communism. In Marx 's manifesto it stated "You must, therefore, confess that by "individual" you mean no other person than the bourgeois, than the middle-class owner of property. This person must indeed, be swept out of the way, and made impossible. ' ' ("Manifesto of the Communist Party ' ') anyone could 've taken this as literal. "The bourgeois family will vanish as a matter of course when its complement vanishes, and both will vanish with the vanishing of capital. ' ' ("Manifesto of the Communist Party ' ') and once again any man or woman could take this as literal and demand things that seem out of the ordinary and outrageous. "Do you charge us with wanting to stop the exploitation of children by their parents? To this crime we plead guilty. ' ' ( 'Manifesto of the Communist Party ' ') this is true hypocrisy, every Communist state has read this manifesto and yet it in Communist China they have hundreds maybe even thousands of child laborers under their wing and of course they do this because it is the cheaper alternative compared to …show more content…
' ' this man was no other than Karl Marx but little did he know this applies to his own creation on why Communism can never truly prevail. There are many cons to Communism to the point where its cons greatly outweigh its pros. Communism has not had a bright and prosperous past nor have the countries under Communist rule but look to the future if its leaders are removed, then a bright future is definitely ahead, Without its current leaders, the environment would not be treated in such horrible ways, its people will not suffer and will not live under such strict and ridiculous laws and will once and for all make Marx 's Communist Manifesto a comedic late night read. Communism can never work, just like your kings, queens and emperors, they all fall and the people will rise together under a single cause:

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