Top Ten Reasons Socialism is the Worst

8) Socialism is ANTI-LIBERTY

“Ideas are more powerful than guns. We would not let [the people] have guns, why should we let them have ideas.” – Joseph Stalin
 
“I consider it completely unimportant who in the party will vote, or how; but what is extraordinarily important is this—who will count the votes, and how.” – Joseph Stalin
Socialism is ALWAYS a form of dictatorship. Whether it be the absolute rule of one man, a few men, or the majority of men, socialism requires that the state have absolute power in order to procure the means of production from private individuals, even if (as it would be in almost all cases) it is against their will. Make no mistake, socialism is not about rights, or liberty, or freedom in any sense of the words. Socialism is about control — as has been demonstrated by EVERY SINGLE ACTUAL ATTEMPT made to form socialist utopian states in the 20th century.

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Patrick is the founder and lead editor of the publication. Currently a pastor of many years by trade, Patrick served in the US Army and did his graduate work at both Miami University in Oxford, OH (Social Sciences) and the University of Dayton (Theology) — earning an advanced degree. He enjoys bringing a larger historical and philosophical perspective to his projects. Also, he likes comic books.

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