I didn't claim it was your ideology, sorry. It's just the person I used to address the question.(Original post by ChaoticButterfly)
It's not my ideology.
I'm just pointing at that you can look at the soviet union from a Marxist perspective and see how awful it is. Also social democracy has it's routes in Marxism as does left communism.
I didn't look at the soviet union alone, I looked at a broader range of applications of Communism (China too).
I am aware, to a limited extent though, of Marxist critique of Communism. I happen to criticise both in various instances. Given that socialism has a bountiful of sub-disciplines, some contradicting others, I have not made my mind up on it (am extensively studying it now for my degree anyway), though I have yet to declare myself a follower of any ideology alone.
Edit: I can't take Chomsky seriously, sorry. Whenever lecturers/academia are trying to spoon feed me his theories, I just feel like this
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