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  1. Re: What is socialism? (your opinion, not the dictionary definition)

    It's not a philosophical but a very practical truth that service to self and service to others can happen simultaneously. If I build a chair, I can hone my skills, provide something of use for...
  2. Re: What is socialism? (your opinion, not the dictionary definition)

    No. It's not the opposite, it is the opposite direction of energy flow. […]

    How are we going to be able to discuss "political socialism" intelligently if we solely focuses on the one direction of...
  3. Re: What is socialism? (your opinion, not the dictionary definition)

    What is the group benefit? Is there always a consensus? If not, who has the last word on that?

    Is what is beneficial to the individual really the opposite of what is beneficial to the group? If I...
  4. Re: What is socialism? (your opinion, not the dictionary definition)

    I think it's neither right nor wrong, but it's legitimate. I see no point in deconstructing your perfectly valid point of view. I would then rather give a similarly benign definition of another -ism,...
  5. Re: What is socialism? (your opinion, not the dictionary definition)

    If you merely go back to the root meaning of the word, Socialism sounds as fine as Capitalism, as explained above. Sharing with others, respecting the human being, that's all good.

    To...
  6. Re: What is socialism? (your opinion, not the dictionary definition)

    Let me pen a "capitalist" equivalent to yours, Dennis.



    Capital-ism is the belief in "capital."

    What is "capital," what does it indicate? Capital comes from the Latin word "caput," meaning...
  7. Re: What is socialism? (your opinion, not the dictionary definition)

    The wealth and happiness there comes from many factors such as a long history of sovereignty, strong property rights, strong human rights, free markets and high social capital.

    Since these...
  8. Re: What is socialism? (your opinion, not the dictionary definition)

    I would like to make a counter argument.

    The most disadvantaged member in a society is always the lone individual. Someone who has a completely unique set of beliefs, habits and goals that make...
  9. Re: What is socialism? (your opinion, not the dictionary definition)

    Here's something I wrote a while ago when I penned some definitions of political systems:




    Socialism is an essentially contested concepted, usually referring to the increasing reliance on...
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