Go Back > The Forum > Off Topic

Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 02-08-2010, 05:08 AM
MT2008's Avatar
MT2008 MT2008 is offline
IMFDB & Forum Admin
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 2,512

Originally Posted by k9870 View Post
Facism the government controls people, socialist/communist regimes control people and convince them it the right thing, bringing many to their side.
Actually, they're both like that. The difference is that fascists appeal to a particular ethnic/religious group that feels like it's under siege from foreigners and minorities, and it encourages them to be ultra-nationalist and bellicose. Socialists appeal to the poorest of the poor (usually in countries that have lots of poor) and promise them that if they overthrow the economic/political elites, they'll be able to share in the wealth that was denied to them.

They're both collectivist, anti-individualist ideologies that always bring misery and death, not only to their "enemies", but also to the people that they're supposed to benefit.

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 06:02 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.