Communism and Democratic Socialism. A question for conservatives.

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    You no doubt are opposed to both of those things, but I have a question. Do you understand and recognize the difference between them, or do you see them as the same?
     
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    All the same, comrade
     
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    Could you describe democratic socialism to me in detail?
     
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    They both favor the collective over the individual, so neither is compatible with US values.


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    The Scandinavian countries have universal healthcare, work/pay regulations and free college to name a few things. Oh, and they are the happiest countries on Earth. You don't think those things favor individuals?
     
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    How does democratic socialism lead to communism? Are the Scandinavian countries on the path to communism?
     
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    Lol, dude you are asking an awful lot of our conservatives.
     
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    Communism over-does it so much that it's over in a few short decades.

    For democratic socialism it takes much longer to fail, as the welfare moms are replicating endlessly creating welfare babies at the expense of the intelligent providers. At the end nothing but them is left and they starve.

    Communism couldn't do what democratic socialism does, which is to a large degree replacing the European population.
     
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    Surely they're not viciously opposed to something they hardly understand. ;)
     
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