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Socialism – In the view of a Humanist

Well , Though the view of the economist or the capitalist on Socialism was interesting i couldn’t help myself contradicting with their verdicts. Firstly, it seems that they have misunderstood the whole concept of socialism. Socialism doesn’t insist on giving students equal marks irrespective of their talents or performance, Rather it insists on giving them equal chance of education in the first place.

Socialism does not insist on a plumber getting paid equal to a heart surgeon, but it does insist and thrives to give the plumber the same chance to survive and lead his life in the society just like the heart surgeon. Their professions may be different but they are the same in the society as fellow beings. Socialism fights to maintain that equality. It strives to make a interlinked web of people in a society who are dependent on each other to lead a happy life.

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Socialism – In the view of an Economist

An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he had never failed a single student before, but had once failed an entire class. That class had insisted that Obama’s socialism worked and that no one would be poor and no one would be rich, a great equalizer. The professor then said, “OK, we will have an experiment in this class on Obama’s plan”. All grades would be averaged and everyone would receive the same grade so no one would fail and no one would receive an A. Continue reading