Observations, some valid, by a broken-toothed redneck
10 November 2009 in Uncategorized
that socialist-based systems can only work if they’re corrupt.
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10 November 2009 at 3:57 pm
I’ve often said that they only work if the population is without sin and everyone is cooperating. (Thus the need to coerce cooperation leading to dictatorships and fascism.)
Corruption is a work-around that I hadn’t considered.
10 November 2009 at 4:55 pm
I agree with syn that corruption is the workaround to socaialism (markets always happen). Socialism though, only works if the basic instincts/tendencies of humanity are completely turned on their head (and not necessarily that they be free of sin), which is why it never works. North Korea is probably the most thorough attempt to subjugate the will of humanity to the state. The only measure by which that could be considered a success is in the political stability brought by a thoroughly subjugated and dehumanized population.
16 November 2009 at 5:07 am
I’ve often said that they only work if the population is without sin and everyone is cooperating.
So basically socialism will only work in a world in which it isn’t needed? Kind of like most lefties I know.
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