Why I Am Opposed to Socialism

Why I Am Opposed to Socialism

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"[...]of the requirements of human nature; and this, mainly, for three reasons: First: A great many people will not practice diligence and thrift, unless stimulated to do so by a possibility of obtaining, possessing and using something that they can call their own. This is something that Socialism theoretically, and so far as it has been applied, practically, would deny them. Second: A great many will not work at all, when their only inducement is that others wish them to work, or need their help. Socialism, if established, would be obliged-merely to secure support for the community-to force such people to work against their own wills. This would inevitably involve the re-establishment of a system of human slavery. Third: All a man's mental and moral development in this world-to say nothing of what may come after death-needs training. According to a law[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507537522
  • 9781507537527

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