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Evolutionary and Revolutionary Socialists Disagree about both Means and Ends - Discuss.
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Evolutionary and Revolutionary Socialists Disagree about both Means and Ends Discuss
The word socialist devolves from the Latin idea to share or combine, though many people argue that socialism had its routes as far back as Plato. Realistically true socialism only came to light in the 19th century. It came as a reaction to the growth of liberal capitalism and the ideas, which lay in its base. Socialists saw liberal capitalism fundamentally as being exploitive and saw the poverty and ill treatment it was handing out to the working classes. The lassez faire economic management that the government was using was giving capital owners an easy ride, giving them total control on wealth for its workers with the total control of wages and the total lack of any reasonable working conditions. Socialism was born and aim was to end this exploitary system of liberal capitalism.
Like any ideology socialism has at its foundations a view of the world at present, a view of how they would think a perfect world would be and a way to get there, and within those a view on what Human nature is like. But as socialism is perhaps the biggest of
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