The tragedy is not that things are broken. The tragedy is that things are not mended again. - Alan Paton
Bach is the beginning and end of all music - Max Reger
It is not God who kills the children. Not fate that butchers them or destiny that feeds them to the dogs. It's us. Only us - Rorschach
Communism is a social, political and economic movement.Communism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
My focus has always been on the political aspects but I see the bleed over.
Socialism /ˈsoʊʃəlɪzəm/ is an economic system in which the means of production are commonly owned and controlled cooperatively; or a political philosophy advocating such a system.Socialism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
I have studied communist nations, socialism versus capitalism and Marxism. Much like the terms liberal and conservative have changed their meanings over time with contemporary usage so to it goes with these.
Communism is primarly political. It is a means to implement a socialist economic model espoused by a Marxist philosophy.
I would like to nominate this thread for the Funniest Thread of the Year. I do not think anything will top in during the next ten weeks.
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers