I have spent all my life under a Communist regime, and I will tell you that a society without any objective legal scale is a terrible one indeed. But a society with no other scale but the legal one is not quite worthy of man either.
Communism was the regime for the priveleged elite, capitalism the creed for the common man.
Lenin’s method leads to this: the party organization at first substitutes itself for the party as a whole. Then the central committee substitutes itself for the party organization, and finally a single dictator substitutes himself for the central committee.
People are very much wrought up about the Communist bugaboo.
Practically no one is a ‘communist’ today. What happened? Fundamental attitudes don’t disappear into thin air. People might die, but ideas rarely do, especially when the idea is one of only two major strains of political thought that excite the people, dominate the minds, and determine the affairs of man for centuries. It must count […]
Marxism is the opium of the intellectuals.
Communism doesn’t work because people like to own stuff.
All that is solid melts into air, all that is holy is profaned, and man is at last compelled to face with sober senses his real conditions of life, and his relations with his kind.
I’ve been Ayn Randed, nearly branded A communist, ‘cos I’m left-handed.
Another lost nation; another new restaurant.