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That's because communism doesn't accept religions. But socialism does, hence my numerous examples. Or are we going to pretend not to know the differences in socialism and communism?
Many monks were executed; temples and pagodas were destroyed or turned into storehouses or gaols. Images of the Buddha were defaced and dumped into rivers and lakes. People who were discovered praying or expressing religious sentiments were often killed. The Christian and Muslim communities also were even more persecuted, as they were labelled as part of a pro-Western cosmopolitan sphere, hindering Cambodian culture and society.
The Roman Catholic cathedral of Phnom Penh was completely razed. The Khmer Rouge forced Muslims to eat pork, which they regard as forbidden (ḥarām). Many of those who refused were killed. Christian clergy and Muslim imams were executed. One hundred and thirty Cham mosques were destroyed.
Throughout the history of the Soviet Union (1922–1991), there were periods where Soviet authorities suppressed and persecuted various forms of Christianity to different extents depending on State interests. Soviet Marxist-Leninism policy consistently advocated the control, suppression, and ultimately, the elimination of religious beliefs, and actively encouraged atheism in the Soviet Union. However, most religions were never officially outlawed.
The state advocated the destruction of religion, and it officially pronounced religious beliefs to be superstitious and backward. The Communist Party destroyed churches, mosques and temples, ridiculed, harassed, incarcerated and executed religious leaders, flooded the schools and media with anti-religious teachings, and it introduced a belief system called "scientific atheism," with its own rituals, promises and proselytizers. The total number of Christian victims under the Soviet regime has been estimated to range between 12-20 million.
Religious beliefs and practices persisted among the majority of the population, in the domestic and private spheres but also in the scattered public spaces allowed by a state that recognized its failure to eradicate religion and the political dangers of an unrelenting culture war.
The only people who want Socialism are people who don't produce
originally posted by: Boadicea
The real beauty of free-market capitalism and property rights is that WE THE PEOPLE are in control and have the power.
originally posted by: CarlsBad
originally posted by: toysforadults
a reply to: CarlsBad
Concluding this means Fascism is Good
At what point in the constitution or in the free market does Fascism take place?
Fascism being an authoritarian dictatorship. They don't work together. You present a fake argument.
You don't know anything about the USA if you think we aren't fascist at all.
It's honestly not worth debate if this isn't a given fact. You're a detractor of the truth to state such a comment without the knowledge.
Many things are fascist in the United States, down to the slogan "United We Stand".
It's a paradigm, that you cannot obviously see and apply. You can only see the example of fascism in the USA as an absolute, so you cannot comprehend the finer details of it in our society. Sad.