[Linux4christians] OT: Requiem For A Republic
THORPB at uk.ibm.com
Fri Feb 20 04:01:53 EST 2009
> >>>>> Communism in itself isn't inherently bad or immoral
> >>> I just spotted this one! WRONG, WRONG, WRONG!! It's immoral from
> it's roots!
> >> I disagree strongly with that statement. Communism is a human
> >> invention and is not inheritly good/evil. It's implementation may be
> >> (and generally is) but it is possible for communism to work with God
> >> being the centre. For instance in early-mid monasteries there was a
> >> form of communism that worked quite well - but it only works if all
> >> parties are doing it for the right reason and are willing to
> >> some of their will to another - in the case of the monasteries they
> >> surrendered to God. Sadly in the outside world there are too many
> >> with their hearts in the wrong place and way to much corruption.
> >> Democracy may not be the 'best' form of government in theory, but it
> >> certainly is in reality as it can have a quite strong set of checks
> >> and balances to reduce the damage done by our sinful nature.
> >> I think you are confusing the 'theory' with the 'practice' of
> >> communism in your statement.
> > Ok....I'll make it easy for the sake of argument. "It's impossible for
> > it to remain without being Marxism in any nation today." There....that
> > cut to the chase. NO nation is moral enough to have what you claim is
> > workable moral system known as "communism." I disagree with what you
> > think it is, but I'm running very short on time.
> To rephrase for readability "It's impossible for communism to work
> without it becoming Marxism in any nation today"
> That I agree with, but perhaps we can take the good bits from all
> different areas of political thought in order to help the government
> work at it's best
I'm with you here Chris.
I'm glad someone can put my thoughts into emails properly, because I seem
to be failing to do so ;)
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