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    Would you support a socialist revolution that attempted to end our free-market economy and implement an economic system which reconciled economic development with a social conscience?
    Similarly, if the new republic were to be founded on the principles of promoting freedom, ending class privelige (including the monarchy), nationalising the country's resources and tackling the excessive power of trans-global companies (many of which exploit workers' human rights), would you support the revolution?
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    Of course
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    Yes, but only if it were technology based. This would make sure that people end up being equally rich rather than equally poor. It wouldn't work straight away, that's why the technological revolution needs to take place before socialism.
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    Yeah.

    And I'd be strongly against it descending into a witch hunt against the better off or critics of the system too before anyone comes in and says something along the lines of 'Stalin lol' etc.
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    I'd support a socialist (or communist) revolution, yes.
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    I'm already part of The Brotherhood. :ninjagirl:
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    No.
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    Right now, yes.
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    We're probably all going to end up on some sort of government watch list.
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    (Original post by ashy)
    No.
    Why not? :grumble:
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    (Original post by Olivia_Lightbulb)
    Why not? :grumble:
    I'm no socialist. I like the Monarchy. You can't blame "the corporations" for all our woes.
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    No, i would fight against it with all my strength........ so not much then :emo:
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    Where I come from we're mostly middle class shot gun owners, so whatever brings the socialists out in the open is good for me.
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    No!
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    (Original post by Seven_Three)
    Where I come from we're mostly middle class shot gun owners, so whatever brings the socialists out in the open is good for me.
    :rofl:
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    Will there be pizza?
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    When we say socialist revolution, what do we mean though? I love the idea of socialism but sometimes it's just a utopia.

    The argument is: (generalizing here) most of you are students, so once you qualify in your respected professions you hope to earn a decent wage, right? Otherwise I'm guessing wage has nothing to do with it and your doing it because it's something you love? Which if thats the case, I saulte you. But take this as the example:

    Two people.

    -You worked hard in school
    -Barry the class clown messed about in school

    -You went onto pass your a-levels
    -barry screwed them up

    -you went to university for three-four years (perhaps even longer)
    -barry went to work for ASDA stocking shelfs in a half-arsed manner.

    -You finish and your now a brain surgeon earning £15k a year for the rest of your life
    -Barry earns £15k at asda aswell.

    So where is the incentive? You worked hard ALL your life and barry couldn't be bothered with anything apart from getting wrecked on the weekend.

    I'm probably absolutley wrong as far as what yoour implying - but if we mean socialist revolution in that sense: I'll pass.
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    Of course not and neither would you pseudo-socialists.
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    No, it'd fail, to be frank.
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    (Original post by Vinnygar)
    When we say socialist revolution, what do we mean though? I love the idea of socialism but sometimes it's just a utopia.

    The argument is: (generalizing here) most of you are students, so once you qualify in your respected professions you hope to earn a decent wage, right? Otherwise I'm guessing wage has nothing to do with it and your doing it because it's something you love? Which if thats the case, I saulte you. But take this as the example:

    Two people.

    -You worked hard in school
    -Barry the class clown messed about in school

    -You went onto pass your a-levels
    -barry screwed them up

    -you went to university for three-four years (perhaps even longer)
    -barry went to work for ASDA stocking shelfs in a half-arsed manner.

    -You finish and your now a brain surgeon earning £15k a year for the rest of your life
    -Barry earns £15k at asda aswell.

    So where is the incentive? You worked hard ALL your life and barry couldn't be bothered with anything apart from getting wrecked on the weekend.

    I'm probably absolutley wrong as far as what yoour implying - but if we mean socialist revolution in that sense: I'll pass.


    Im no socialist but i think you need to read a bit more of their literature.
 
 
 
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