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Originally posted by bdswetty
reply to post by jam321
Socialism isn't bad. It's not any worse than democracy.
Originally posted by Isispriest
(ahh the American non-education system)
Democracy is about the people electing their government.
Originally posted by jam321
It is right around the corner.
Socialism isn't a bad thing. It just isn't something I want or want to see. I believe it makes people less productive in life. Why work hard if you are still going to get an equal share? Why study? Would you still have rich people in a socialist society? I also don't like the way it makes the people dependent upon the government rather than the other way around.
Originally posted by Nola213
So all of you rich people outta be scared, because...
Originally posted by TheOracle
Seriously, we all depend on each other anyways. I couldnt survive if farmers decided to keep their food for them.
And all your paper money you cherish so much, you already pay tax on it..its called INTEREST. So you pay for the welfare of the rich Feds and Bankers and that for you isnt a problem?
I am very happy to give a share of my pay if I can get all the benefits I couldnt afford anyways if I had to rely on greedy private insurers and pharmaceutical companies. I want to live in peace and not fear the day I lose my job for whatever reason, or if I am simply ill and unable to work.
Who are the slaves?
Originally posted by Camilo1
Go live in Cuba for a while and tell me in a couple of years if you still like socialism....
A lot of people confuse socialism with the Nazis version of "national socialism" which was not exactly true socialism.
Originally posted by JayTaylor
Now I'm not saying Socialism is the end all answer either, but I don't think people will ever be equal to one another until we are truly just that.
We weren't meant to be equal..
Originally posted by littlehorn
Do you fully understand Socialism? or just what you see as being perks of Socialism? Ever been to a Socialistic country and try to get 'good' health-care quickly? Want to witness an emergency room where people with pretty serious problems wait countless hours only to be seen using substandard equipment with under trained personnel...sure Socialisms for you guy!!! Ever see the state of dentistry in nations like (first world mind you) Great Britain? Reason the world pokes fun at their teeth is directly related to yup Socialism....practically NO good dentists in that entire nation...no money in it. Also, unemlpoyment rates skyrocket in these nations and then leave the burden on the very govt /people you wanted in place to begin with...no one wants to works 'as hard' now..the state will look out for us......not exactly a recipe for ambitious progress...like we've seen here in the USA..we've led the WORLD in Industry, tech, pretty much all around due to Capitalism and its ideals and drive for success....so, ya sure go move to a socialistic country , quit your job, relax and wait countless hours for sub-par medical treatment, have fun.
Originally posted by TheOracle
Says who? You? Your govt? Your God?
Actually, other than genetics, we are all born equals.