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What is the advantages AND disadvantages of communism?

43 mths ago

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The advantages of a communist system is that everyone, theoretically at least, has what they need to live, and contributes what they can to the common good. There are no vast disparities of wealth and poverty (again in theory) and resources are allocated to those who need them most. The disadvantage of a communist system is that it relies upon everyone in the system being altruistic. It does not take into account that people tend to be selfish, and do what is in their personal best interests. The communist system in reality was subject to gamesmanship on all levels, from the individual worker up to the party boss. Another fault of the communist system is that it relies on centralized planners to send manufacturing signals. Any centralized planning system cannot respond to changes in demand as rapidly as needed, and so some goods are overproduced, while others are underproduced. And due to the lack of individual incentive to produce, there is less in the aggregate for everyone. Source(s): Probably the greatest disadvantage ever of Communism was Mau Tsi Tung....he murdered millions.

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Communism in it's purest form can never work for the simple reason that someopne always wants to / needs to be in charge and will, inevitably, feel entitled to more than his her equal share of the communal pie. As an ideology it is doomed by the very basic fundamentals of human nature.

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Advantages - there is no government in an ideal communism. - everyone is given what they need to survive. - people still have an incentive to work because they only get paid if they work. - there are no class distinctions, there fore it is impossible to oppress a certain group of people. Disadvantages - they don't have an incentive to work hard, they just have an incentive to work. - many times the government seizes power and turn communism into a dictatorship.

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So far, all the reasons above seem to come from the same google link. You guys forget China is a communist country!!! So go back to your statements as see if it applies to China ? Their GDP growth level sits around 20% whilst S.A is between 2 - 5%. That’s momunmental!! And if you ask them how long do they predict these figures……. They will say for the nex 15 to 20 years. Yes, the text book meaning of Communism does leave much to desire from this method, but look at what China is accomplishing through this means of ruling. Hitler was the last bad Communist leader…as he turns into a Dictatorship. China is keeping within its limits and doing a damn fine job. For a population size matched by none, a normal democratic rule , would turn the country upside…as a chain is only as strong as its weakest link.

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You can't help wondering why Communism has failed and been rejected by so many countries and turned them into grey nothingness...where talent and beauty and the freedom to read and sing was removed. China may have a good economy, but at what cost to its people ..the majority..the poor? Yes there are a few elite...but the rest of them have to suffer for it. Someone mentioned Hitler as the last Communist leader...hmm..check your facts, Hitler sent Communists to the gas chamber.

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"Advantages disadvantages of communism???Communism is a socio-political philosophy that is willing to use violent means to attain its goal of a classless society. A society cannot sustain itself by obtaining equality through violence. There are not many advantages of communism these days. However, there was a time when communism was thought to be the answer to solving the world's problems of some people being rich and some people being poor. Many problems in society are due to unequal distribution of wealth, so distribution of the wealth was thought to be a means to bringing about happiness and prosperity to all.

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There is no advantage in communism, history has proven that.

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Adv = u work for government; Disadv = government's slave !

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Advantages - looks good on paper. The lazy arses will have to work as well and it might just keep,some crime at bay, it will also be good if they bring in a law to stop breeding. Disadvantages- people cannot get enough of anything, gluttony and greed are too big in SA, the you musts and the I wants are too many. I enjoy my freedom thank you very much.

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