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  • Communism

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  • Capitalism

    40 29.63%
  • Fascism

    12 8.89%
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    The Three Extremes: Communism, Capitalism or Fascism?

    I will not judge your answer! Communism, Capitalism or Fascism?


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    An Authoritarian big brother the lesser evil.
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    Extreme Capitalism is an economic system that will eventually lead to either a breakdown of the host government or Fascism of said government.

    The other two are the left and the right, and neither taken to the 'extreme' is good.

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    Communism and fascism are the same thing. Mostly. At any rate, this isn't a triangle of extremes, it's a bar.

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    If we're talking theoretically honest Communism and not something like Stalinism or Maoism then I'd gladly go for Communism. I hate the pretty much Social-Darwinist mentality needed for extreme Capitalist philosophies (ie. like the movement, Objectivism, thought up by the ever-lovely (read: hypocritical and sociopathic) Ayn Rand).

    I think altruism and solidarity are two of the most important and beautiful potentials of our species, hardcore Capitalism, like Objectivism, never really shuts up about how poisonous those potentials are. Capitalism divides. I think if it were ever implemented in a country in its extreme, that state would suffer worse than many of the quasi-Left Totalitarian states of the past. Even in a 'Minarchist' Capitalist state, the military and police force would become the private security goons of the Capital-possessing class.

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    Are we talking pure communism? If so, maybe that. If not, I'll take fascism.

    Quote Originally Posted by LilSaihah View Post
    Communism and fascism are the same thing. Mostly. At any rate, this isn't a triangle of extremes, it's a bar.
    Not really. They have some similar characteristics, but they're not the same by any chance:
    http://www.diffen.com/difference/Communism_vs_Fascism

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    Communism, there would be some sort of equality, while capitalism will lead to the end of the world (big companies stopping for nothing in order to gain profit) and a society like in the medieval times: the absolute king (Apple or Coke); the nobility (everyone with money); the workforce (everyone without enough money to climb the social ladder)
    why I'm not choosing fascism should be a no brainer (even tough they have very socialistic ideas, those ideas are only for the dominant social group)
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    So I just watched Her and it gave me a deep thought. Will man ever create an artificial consciousness or is it impossible. Anyone have any ideas?
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    Communism because from a social standpoint it doesn't make sense to have massive power hierarchies

    Also communism is the only one that reinforces the good in humans (community sense and altruism) while the others promote domination and greed

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    Communism in a perfect world is probably the best system of government. The only problem is "Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely." Unfortunately corruption is not a trait unique to Communism - all forms of government have it. There is certainly nothing inherently evil about Communism, despite what a lot of people grow up believing.

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    So my choices are basically Nazi Germany, Soviet Russia, or Somalia?

    Not much of a choice, but I'm going with Russia. What's our next five-year plan, comrade?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LilSaihah View Post
    Communism and fascism are the same thing. Mostly. At any rate, this isn't a triangle of extremes, it's a bar.
    Not sure if srs...


    Unregulated Capitalism is horrifying.

    I'll go with Communism.

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    If by communism you mean Marx's idea of communism, then I'd take that any day. If you mean Marxism-Leninism, which is essentially totalitarian quasi-communism, then I'd take the capitalism.

    I'd also take Titoism over capitalism, assuming you're referring to extreme capitalism and not the semi-capitalist and semi-socialist system that we have today.
    Last edited by Wikiy; 2013-01-03 at 01:40 PM.

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    Communism is great on paper. Once you and humans it becomes a problem. That being said, humans added to all three I'd still say Communism is the lesser of the three.

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    Shouldn't the 3rd option be Democracy? Its 1 financial and 2 political system...

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    Capitalism, beyond any doubt.

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    If capitalism means private ownership of the means of production and waged workforce, I take capitalism.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cybran View Post
    Shouldn't the 3rd option be Democracy? Its 1 financial and 2 political system...
    Capitalism can be a form of government, read the thread title The 3 Extremes
    Thread:Will we ever create A.I?
    So I just watched Her and it gave me a deep thought. Will man ever create an artificial consciousness or is it impossible. Anyone have any ideas?
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    Communism in theory but capitalism in practice.

    Although i'm neither and support a different method but can't debate.
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    None. I'd rather have a world without money.

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    When did Capitalism become an "extreme"?

    Quote Originally Posted by JfmC
    Capitalism can be a form of government
    How can a philosophy that entirely shuns government intervention be a form of government?

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