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Monday, March 31, 2008

Workers' Paradise

If you ever wonder how a Marxist/Socialist workers' paradise could look like then you gotta either take a look at Cuba or in this case North Korea. North Korea and Cuba are the "Workers' Paradises" where people are kept poor, basic freedoms are absent and the masses are ruled by an iron fist and live in a strict police state.

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Posted by Winston on March 31, 2008 in International Affairs, Travel | Permalink

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"Winston",

If you are going to believe that North Korea is a "Marxist/Socialist workers' paradise" just because the leaders of that country say it is, then you should also believe that Iran is a democracy because its leaders say it is. But if the leaders of Iran making claims about the political system of their country are not to be accepted so readily, why should the claims of the North Koreans be so quickly adopted? The only reason to do so is because you like having a straw man version of a "Marxist/Socialist workers' paradise" to argue against rather than a real version. But I suppose if you are not up to the challenge, then you better stick to attaking the weakest straw men you can find.

Posted by: Fact Check | 2008-03-31 11:11:18 AM


Fact Check,

You are playing word games. The two countries mentioned in the post are indeed the result of the communist claim of a workers paradise. They are the inevitable result of the Socialist philosophy no matter what you call it after the fact.

You seem to get your jollies in berated many of the thoughtful posts by the right leaning freedom loving staff at this blog.

Why don't you just shut up if you have nothing meaningful to contribute.

Posted by: John West | 2008-03-31 11:22:52 AM


Fact Check

"The only reason to do so is because you like having a straw man version of a "Marxist/Socialist workers' paradise" to argue against rather than a real version."

Ok, name a real version of a "Marxist/Socialist workers' paradise" so we can compare and contrast.

Posted by: h2o273kk9 | 2008-03-31 11:49:10 AM


Fact Check,
Ignore my previous post. Instead, just tell us which society comes closest to a "Marxist/Socialist workers' paradise" and why.

Then we will compare and contrast.

Posted by: h2o273kk9 | 2008-03-31 12:00:14 PM


"FC", do you have anything credible to contribute? What an ass. You need to change your moniker.

Posted by: Bowser | 2008-03-31 2:04:01 PM


"FC", do you have anything credible to contribute? What an ass. You need to change your moniker.

Posted by: Bowser | 2008-03-31 2:05:21 PM



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