Socialism: A Philosophy of Failure

547 WordsFeb 1, 20182 Pages
“Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is equal sharing of misery”. Socialism over the past century has caused growing fear over many centuries across the globe. Socialism is ownership of everyone and common ownership, compared to capitalism where its a private ownership. A socialist economic system is based on the organisational precept of production use. Socialism will always fail due to the human element, resulting a corrupt government. Socialism came from a huge variety of influences.The ideas of socialism came from a few men who believed in a utopia. They believed worker's conditions improve if production was controlled by the government. Socialism also believed in common ownership of something. There’s different types of socialism ideals. One is the state directed economy which either state or work cooperatives owns production but is directed by the government. The other is de-centralized economy of which the ownership of enterprises is accomplished forms of cooperative workers. Socialism and communism has the same ideals for their country. They both believed in a perfect or utopian society. The government owns everything including their people and production. Socialism believed an ideal government, controlling all means of production and their own people. The book Animal Farm is based on the Russian Revolution in many ways. One is the tyranny of a leader. Stalin turned against
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