annatar1914 wrote:I don't know how many times I or someone else has to tell you, but if someone is not planning on having public ownership of the means of economic production in a society, they're not Socialists, they're something else.
Well, I don't want to live in either one.
annatar1914 wrote:Venezuela is NOT a Socialist country.
Venezuela is a failed country regardless of what you wish to call it.
annatar1914 wrote:Cuba is under embargo by the United States, but is Socialist, and still surviving despite the embargo.
The United States does not have a total embargo on Cuba and it has been eased a lot since the Cuban missile crisis.
annatar1914 wrote:North Korea is neither Communist nor Socialist, it is ''Juche'' in political Ideology;
And it's been that way since the 1960's. Even so, it's a country like this in daily life;
I still don't want to live there.
annatar1914 wrote:Again, in a Socialist country, you ''pay your bills'' by working, and the utilities are paid for the individual. How is that not better?
I don't like so much government control of my life.
annatar1914 wrote:Can you rationally explain why it is ''decent and better''? I don't believe that you can.
I actually said "decent and fair", but I also believe it is better because I believe it is only fair for everyone to pay for what they use. You seem to have the idea that Socialism is some type of utopia. I don't.
annatar1914 wrote:Capitalism isn't Christian.
It is to me. Jesus referred to it's ideas in some of his parables.
annatar1914 wrote:I'll remember you said that next time you're praising Israel for shooting unarmed kids from a distance with sniper rifles.
I never praise Israel for shooting kids close up or from a distance.
annatar1914 wrote:And of course, you couldn't care less about the Saudi genocide of Yemenis in Yemen...''Muslims killing Muslims'', right?
Right. It does not concern me at this time. I have too many other things that concern me to worry about Muslims killing Muslims.