quote: communism also only works if people’s freedoms are curtailed at some level. That is usually just enough freedom to function but not enough freedom to cause problems.
quote: Communism also has the unintended consequence of fostering corruption. At first glance it would seem that communism would have the same level of corruption as representational democracies but because communism places so many functions of day to day living in the hands of bureaucracies that low level corruption becomes almost inevitable. Then once the bottom run bureaucrats are corrupted they take that corruption with them as they gain in position.
quote: Is the playing field level? No and no matter what government you have it never will be because people are not all the same. Fairness is a falsehood. It doesn’t exist anymore than our utopian dreams. To think differently is self deception