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  • Communist State Vs Islamic States Essay

    Comparison between an Islamic state and a Communist state. Islamic State The basic principles of Islam are that human beings must, individually and collectively, surrender all rights of lordship, legislation and exercising of authority over others. The main characteristics of an Islamic state are God is the ultimate sovereign: God alone is the real sovereign; all others are merely his subjects. No person, class or group, not even the entire population of the state as a whole, can lay claim to sovereignty. All Authority to God: God is the real law giver and the authority of absolute legislation vests in him. The believers cannot resort to totally independent legislation nor can they modify any law which God has laid down, even if the desire to effect such legislation or change in divine laws is unanimous. God’s principles: An Islamic state must in all respects, be founded upon the law laid down by God through his prophet. Communism is a political and economic system in which the major productive resources in a society such as mines, factories and farms are owned by the public or the state, and wealth is divided among citizens equally or according to individual need. In its most common usage, the term communism refers to the type of ideal society envisioned by the 19th-century German…

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  • The Importance Of Max The Ideal In Arthur Miller's Native Son

    and blacks. This idea was promoted in the Communist party, and as a result, Wright was drawn to Communist ideals. Wallach states, “He was inspired by certain elements of their message and dared believe in the possibility of interracial cooperation, even though his years in the Jim Crow South had shown him little evidence that such a thing could be possible” (52). With this attraction to an interracial world, Wright was urged by fellow writers to join the political party, and upon doing so, the…

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  • Marxism: The Appeal Of Communism

    earning a decent living based on their education and training will find tremendous appeal in the “to each according to their need” part of the Marxist slogan (Marx). If they need something, that will be provided by the state. Who would not subscribe to this philosophy if they were at the receiving end of such a philosophy’s generosity. Any ideology that proposes to end the injustices of inequality, especially the injustices perceived by the underprivileged, will attract a lot of adherents.…

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  • The Second Vignette Analysis

    Finian conducted unconventional warfare (UW) activities against the Communist party by working with and through local Burmese. He recruited like-minded locals with an anti-communist ideology. He looked for people with personality traits suitable for conducting clandestine operations. He first developed his driver U Tien. He assessed U Tien’s motivations, ideology, and reliability through a series of tests. In one instance, Father Finian left his briefcase unsecured with U Tien to test his…

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  • Michnik And Gyorgy Jewler Analysis

    The writings of intellectuals Vavclav Havel, Adam Michnik, and Gyorgy Konrad provide ways of responding to communist regimes by explaining their own philosophies. Havel focuses his theory on a more philosophical approach that focuses on how one act of bravery can cause a wave of change to a population. Michnik provides an analytic approach critiquing the idea that violence is to respond to a communist regime. Michnik and Havel are similar in their ideas because they both adamantly support the…

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  • The Red Nightmare Analysis

    As a result, the American government implemented ways of abolishing any communist sympathizers by attempting to stop their ideas from spreading. These organizations confined many Americans, even those who were not involved. The organizations began to ban people in Hollywood and restrict movies, in fear that the American people would intrust in certain communist ideas that went against America’s democracy. Regardless of the ways they attempted to abolish communism, their endeavor was indisputably…

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  • Qualitative Research Questions

    This dissertation will answer the question “How do human rights in communist countries compare to human rights in democratic countries?” To answer this main question, a few sub questions will be explored. What are the governments’ ideas about human rights? What human rights are protected by natural laws? What human rights are protected by positivist laws? The research design used for this project is a qualitative case study. This research design best accommodates the purpose of this study,…

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  • The Role Of Democratization In China

    long been debated. How, if ever, will China change gears toward becoming a democratic society? Since World War I, many countries in Eastern Europe and Asia were met with a tremendous change in political climate as their communist regimes collapsed and citizens prepared to uphold the victory of democratic values. This, understandably, brought about much curiosity about a potential future fall of the Chinese communist party and China’s future prospects for a functional liberal Democracy. One of…

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  • Democracy In Samuel Huntington's The Third Wave

    Donald Lewis, a scholar of comparative politics, communism can be reached through a dictatorship where the proletariat class rules and utilizes force freely on the ruled people . These two definitions highlight the dissimilarity between the two regimes. Under democracy, when citizens are represented, their voices are heard. One example of democracy at work is the Declaration of Independence, which gave an outcome of certain “inalienable rights” to the people to ensure their individual freedom…

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  • Roots Of Democracy Essay

    Democracy The roots of Democracy can be traced back to the year 508 BC, when Cleisthenes, put in power by the people, put into effect major political reforms in Athens. In 462 BC a Direct Democracy was introduced by Pericles to the Athenian people which allowed them to vote and participate in the administration of the state. Direct Democracy has two preconditions, “The community must be small enough for citizens to be capable of attending debates and voting on issues. And its economy must give…

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