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Communism vs. Democracy

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Communism vs. Democracy Communism is a theory of government in which the people are all considered equal. The government owns the business and pays equal wages to all, which stymie the economic growth. Democracy, a political system contrary to communism, admits the private ownership of business allowing the formation of large companies which can impair the fair process of the law. Communist and democratic forms of government are very different from each other. As they both have their own benefits and disadvantages, people continuously argue over the superior choice. ...read more.


This system attempts to eliminate lower classes by balancing the wealth between the rich and poor, therefore giving everyone a equal pay and ownership. However, this results in an increased lower classes. Numerous people view communism as being evil. The capitalistic system of communist allow its people to die of starvation simply because of their being poor. This is similar to what has been happening in North Korea for over past sixty years of military dictatorship. For this reason, thousands of North Koreans die of starvation every year, while social ruling class is enjoying an opulent life. ...read more.


In most communist countries, present and past, have failed economically. Whereas democracies have a stabilized success rate. Communism is most favored by third world countries, striving for national independence and sudden social change (Russia, Cuba, and North Korea). Whereas, democracy by more stabilized countries (US, UK etc.). The idea of having one leader or a government to control all aspects or a nation is not a good idea as it has a possibility to become a dictatorship or an autonomy. Furthermore, as the world is becoming globalized, many republic nations, such as US, enhance their profits by trading and marketing with other countries. Without communication and alternation of culture with other neighboring countries, nation will surely face the brink of ruin.. ...read more.

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