Theory Of Communism Analysis

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The theory of communism has had a very influential impact since the 18th century. Fundamentally, communism is a system of social organization where property, resources, and means of production are all owned by a classless society not by individual citizens. Communism is often applied to the movement that aims to overthrow capitalism by revolutionary means in order to establish a society where social relations are regulated according person’s ability and according to their needs. Therefore, in order to accomplish this goal, there would be no ownership of private property. All property would be communally owned and equally distributed to the community, and differences between labor (manual or intellectual) in urban and rural societies would not …show more content…
(“The Communist Manifesto”) Together they analyzed many economies of the world and formed the “Communist Manifesto”. The creation of the Communist Manifesto was the primary explanation of the socioeconomic doctrine that came to be known as Marxism.” (“Communism”) During the industrial revolution in Europe, capitalism created two social classes: the exploited and mistreated working class or the proletariat and the middle class that supported capitalism, the bourgeoisie. In order to resolve this class conflict, both men combined their ideas in the manifesto to illustrate the struggles of the industrial proletariat class and to unify and motivate the common people to revolt in order to escape poverty and exploitation from capitalism. (Aslund) According to Marx, he believed that the main characteristic of life in a class society is “alienation” and that the concept of capitalism produced not only alienation but also exploitation. Therefore, he believed that that communism would instead provide “ a vehicle for overcoming alienation by allowing the workers to feel a sense of ownership over the product of their labor after the overthrow of capitalism.” (“Communist”) Marx believed that the …show more content…
The first major implementation was in 1917 during the Russian Bolshevic Revolution under Vladimir Lenin. Lenin was a successful communist leader of the Russian who “advocated immediate and violent revolution to bring about the downfall of capitalism and the establishment of an international socialist state” (Communism) The revolutionary triumph of 1917, led the Russian Bolsheviks to seized power and merged themselves to make the whole world Communist. This existence of a Communist state presented a serious challenge to the Western states. (Sandle) Their new power became the creation of the Communist party, which later became known as the Soviet Union or USSR under Stalin. However, Stalin, instead of creating a “classless society, he prospered in creating a society where those within the government such as himself were held above everyone else.” ("A Brief History.") Eventually with the help of the USSR, communism spread to many eastern European countries and Asia, and influenced the adoption of communism most notably in China and North Korea. In the end, communism has had a profound impact on society and the various nations that have adopted them. The spread of communism was once feared and was perceived a threat by many western nations (Sandle) United States and many other capitalist nations have even fought devastating wars in Korea, Vietnam to

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