Re: Commie Nonsense 3

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Fri Jun 16 2000 - 12:11:09 MDT

From: "altamira" <>

>Actually, I think the main flaw of communism is that it doesn't
>recognize human nature. Communism actually works well in tribal
>cultures based on kinship, and it makes evolutionary sense. By
>helping your relatives to survive, you're keeping your genes in
>the pool.

>But in agricultural/urban cultures it no longer makes sense.

Well, if it works at the tribal level then is it really
incompatible? Actually I'm playing devils advocate, in my first
post on the subject I mentioned I thought it's fundamental
incompatibility with human nature was it's main flaw. I should have
said the ecomomic apathy that results from handouts was perhaps a
fundamental flaw of human nature.

Still playing DA, I could say that tens of thousands of years of
communism had left your villagers at the level of a stone age
tribe.... ;)

Thanks for your excellent real world example.....


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