Communism is what happens when Socialists realize that they want complete control over every aspect of human life.
I think, therefore I am an individual… not a drone in a collective. I think, therefore I am… Libertarian
North Korea remains the last bastion of undiluted communism in the world.
Revolutionaries do not only have different ideas (or even actions) from pseudo-revolutionaries. What they are is different, and the way they act is. They do not try to enrol people in order to represent them and be a power in their name … Their action is never an attempt to organise others, only to express their own subversive response to the world.
All Communist Parties, upon attaining power, have become completely merciless. But at the stage before they achieve power, it is necessary to use disguises.
I couldn’t make any sense of this logic, that the better off got more and those had little got less. The world ran on this law and only on this.
[It is b]etter to die on the losing side than to live under communisim.
Most every charge you level at American capitalism applies with equal force to communism, with this nice difference, that the Reds make no pretense at such frivolities as civil liberties or environmentalism. The differences in degree are so great that they result in a radical difference in kind.
And even in the fever of epidemic arrests, when people leaving for work said farewell to their families every day, because they could not be certain they would return at night, even then almost no one tried to run away and only in rare cases did people commit suicide. And that was exactly what was required. A submissive sheep is a find for a wolf.
You cannot have a society of angels except in heaven