Is anarchism possible there are several arguments against anarcho capitalism and communism that illustrate the truth about anarchy anarchism is impossible. A pro-communism argument i have encountered: in the usenet group i have been battling on, while discussing the subject of strict construction and the general welfare clause int he us constitution, and actual charity welfare, i was confronted with the following argument in favor of total communism. Karl marx was a 19th century economist, philosopher, and advocate of socialism and communism marx criticized religion, calling it the opium of the people basically, marx saw religion solely as a means whereby the ruling classes suppress ordinary people. Anti-communism & civil rights following world war ii, the fight against communism became a worldwide issue communism had been a threat prior to this time, but only after wwii was the topic discussed in every town in america.
This is not mere 'whataboutism', because the same intermediate premise necessary to make their anti-communist argument now works against capitalism: historical point: the us and the uk were based on a capitalist ideology, and did many horrible things. Best argument against communism : read a history book those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves and, under a just god, can not long retain it. The trap however, is the process whereby the proponent of socialism attempts to argue against the most common form of the human nature argument, namely that humans are inherently selfish or driven primarily by self-interest and thus cannot possibly maintain a society based on egalitarian values. Here are ten reasons why communism sucks this list restates the case after an earlier list about the problems of capitalism don't switch ideology to soon.
Why does he argue it is pointless to use arguments based on freedom, culture, and law against communism the earliest western theoretician of communism, plato, had argued for a lottery rotating the matings of men and women to create a sense of solidarity in which all citizens would view themselves as part of one big family. One argument against communism is the incentive problem: if people receive only according to their need, why work hard or do unpleasant jobs when they can do less and still receive the same benefits. Within two years the communist threat had passed, and both nations were comfortably in the western sphere of influence our policy is directed not against any. So i need to write a brief paper that makes an argument and supports it with text, i'm looking for an interesting argument to make about the communist manifesto, i have read mills, if a comparison to that would help create and argumentplease help. Marx divides the communist future into halves, a first stage generally referred to as the dictatorship of the proletariat and a second stage usually called full communism.
It seems that the main argument against communism is not the actual theory, but its failure to work in practice but i see the main flaw as one of marxism itself the problem is that marxism is utopian. So perhaps the reader will forgive me my presumption as i endeavor to advise my correspondent on the question of how to argue against socialism argument in. Explore the pros and cons of the debate communism capitalism debates opinions forums polls communism vs capitalism my opponent's argument against this. Consequentialism and communism by chris bertram on november 4, 2009 #27 chris, i'll try to restate with a consequentialist argument against revolution,.
What argument do you think could possibly exist to thwart that statement that statement is exactly at the root of why communism does not and will not work face it. Main arguments i hear against communism: what would stop someone from seizing power (without the use of violence) as in communist states in the past if people get rewarded equally for working and not working, what incentive will the most lazy people have to work. Anarcho-communists have always been extremely vague and cloudy about the lineaments of their proposed anarchist society of the future many of them have been propounding the profoundly anti-libertarian doctrine that the anarcho-communist revolution will have to confiscate and abolish all private property, so as to wean everyone from their. This new social philosophy was called communism and marx's theory on communism is referred to as marxism arguments against marxism argument against wearing.
Post yours: for decades, political thinkers have pored over marx's tome, the communist manifesto and from it, while peripherally outside the means. Communism could never work because it goes against human nature people are naturally more competitive than cooperative the classic argument against social. If this kind of reasoning is a good argument against communism as a political ideology, is it also a good argument against anarchism it is, after all, exceedingly difficult to find a good example of a successful anarchist society. The best argument against marxist communism is a simple one: honesty take a close look at your debating opponent you'll find your communist is, (at best), a dramatist, a stage actor, a poser, a wannabe.