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The Effects of Marx's Moral Character on Communism

If you follow this link you'll discover that Albert Einstein had a tendency to get his freak on. But to date (so far as I know) Einstein's sexual escapades have not undercut the principles of modern ...
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The Effects of Marx's Moral Character on Communism

The Red Prussian by Leopold Schwarzschild, 1986 ed., is an even more savage assault on Marx’s personality. It depicts Marx’s ideas and arguments as intellectually worthless and as used by Marx as a ...
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Dictatorship, communism or democracy

Your question is somehow very unspecific. Generally there are three forms of Amount of Rulers: One, Some, All citizens and the differentiating them by Altruistic(good) and Egoistic(bad) introduced by ...
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Dictatorship, communism or democracy

I'll try to answer your last point re why there has been no communist society and, hopefully, cover some of your other points on the way. Firstly, I'm going to focus on a Marxist approach as that's ...
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Dictatorship, communism or democracy

A dictatorship is a society ruled over by a dictator. Democracy has been used to refer to various different political systems such as the voting system in ancient Athens, the first past the post ...
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A different kind of ideology somewhat between capitalism and communism

This position on Inheritance sounds a lot like John Stewart Mill's stance, discussed in his Principles of Political Economy (link to a relevant chapter on property), which is a bit more nuanced than ...
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A different kind of ideology somewhat between capitalism and communism

But innovation is driven not by morality, or by the wish to help, but by the wish to make one's life easier or to have more. Really? First, lets take it for granted that the major innovation in the ...
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A different kind of ideology somewhat between capitalism and communism

Allow me to point out that your depiction of communism is in actuality a straw-man promoted by pro-capitalist pundits. Communism doesn't demand strict equality or equal wealth; communism demands that ...
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A different kind of ideology somewhat between capitalism and communism

Capitalism is an economic system. Free-markets and market-liberalisation are part of an ideological stance, typically called liberalism. Socialism is a model of shared ownership, which can include ...
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Productive Forces vs. Conditions of Bourgeois Property

I agree 100 percent with the inexplicably deleted and downvoted answer by Hide-in-Plain-Site. Constraining digital information flows, growing at the rate of Moore's Law, in the legal terminology and ...
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Productive Forces vs. Conditions of Bourgeois Property

The productive forces are not their legal / juridical representation. A factory is not the shares in the holding company that claims to own that factory. The productive forces are the objects of ...
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Dictatorship, communism or democracy

Your question is rather simple and general at one level, but in historical specificity complex, never fully definable, and rife with paradoxes, such as the "dictatorship of the proletariate."...
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Dictatorship, communism or democracy

I've read a few of the answers and have to agree that it can be a complex issue. But, I take note of your question. You've asked someone to highlight the main differences between the three. That ...
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Dictatorship, communism or democracy

In an attempt to give you bare conceptual definitions: Dictatorship : a form of governance in which absolute power is exercised by a sole authority Democracy : a form of governance in which power ...
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