‘LIBERTY! EQUALITY! FRATERNITY!’ An Analysis of Modern Society

'LIBERTY! EQUALITY! FRATERNITY!' (Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité) The slogan and promise of the French Revolution which ushered in on a mass scale a radical new social order which was said to deliver on this promise: capitalism. However no one can deny that even the fundamental sentiments of this promise have been squandered, bastardized and repudiated by bourgeois society. …

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What is Socialism & Communism? A (Very Basic) Rundown

The idea of society placing human needs above the profit motive is certainly an old one. Critics say that it cannot be done, yet in our current society the goal of meeting human needs is still there- but the accumulation of capital takes a priority. The priority of the accumulation of profit over human needs …

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This election as and example of ‘democracy’, our society as an example of ‘freedom’, ‘equality’, ‘liberty’, ‘justice’

In a truly democratic system THE PEOPLE would only ALLOW candidates they (the majority) like and approve of to make it this far. But because capital has such a sway, things are not democratic. Don't be fooled. This election is a sheer and complete mockery of even the word 'democracy'. The people hate both candidates …

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Socialism is NOT where ‘everyone gets paid the same’, or having ANYTHING to do with the government

I found this quote that sums up the idea of socialism pretty clearly. To be fair I am a Trotskyist and am VERY critical of Stalin and Stalinism but on this issue he hit the nail on the head. Unfortunately the USSR never actually achieved socialism as Stalin, equating the dream with the reality for …

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“I think therefore I am” existence and consciousness

It is certainly a logical conclusion. But at what point do we establish thought capable of being considered consciousness? Does the spider think to bind his web? Or is it his nature? If nature is the defining trait then to intentionally betray ones own nature would be an act of conscious being. But human nature …

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