Essay Socialism And Communism Of Communism

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Socialism and Communism for skeptic Capitalists
Social and economic divisions, throughout history, have and will, lead to protests riots and revolution. Since Ancient Rome there have been class divisions and inequalities driven by the whips of Capitalism. However, the social welfare, political equality and classless society of socialism and communism are going to eliminate the differences and inequalities found in Capitalism. As a result, the final stage of human nature will be reached, bringing about an egalitarian society of true freedom.
Every great idea and invention has its opponents and skeptics. For Socialism and Communism these are generally Capitalists, or other members of a “free” democratic society. To them Socialism and Communism are a threat to civilized life. However, only a truly civilized person could endorse the social reforms that Socialism brings with it. According to Merriam Webster Dictionary, Socialism is defined as “any of various economic and political theories advocating collective or governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods”*(Merriam Webster)*. Socialism has large footholds in almost all first world countries today. It brings in better work conditions and raises overall economic standings to all who live under a Socialist Government. Communism, in Marxist theory, is merely an extension of Socialism. In addition to social welfare benefits seen in Socialism, Communism eliminates social classes by…

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