Isn't Communism a Broke Version of Anarchy?

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    If there's no state to enforce the rules, isn't it considered anarchy? Just without money.

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    HUH? WTF?


    One is 100% freedom, the other one is 100% tyranny.

    So can they ever be similar?


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    Well if Anarchy is a society without a publicly enforced government or violently enforced political authority and Communism requires you follow the common ownerships social, political and economic ideology than it would seem they are forcing you to do things.
     
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    Right, but tyranny and enforcement by who? There's no state in communism.

    Currency would be eliminated, but people would still be running amok without a state to enforce rules or laws.
     
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    Really? There is not a huge state apparatus in Cuba? There wasn't a gargantuan one in the former USSR?

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    Absolutely. But "true" communists will argue that neither of those two countries is/was truly communist.

    Again, I'm going by their ideology here. We all know true communism can't exist without tyranny. Just look at history, like you already pointed out.

    But the paper definition of communism is classless, moneyless and stateless.

    My question is, how is that any different from anarchy?
     
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    True.

    But we know better.

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    Tooalive has clearly shown he doesn't have a clue what any political ideology means.
     
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    This is the criticism of "true communism" (Marxism is what you seem to mean). Having common ownerships social, political and economic ideology is a pipe dream. How are you going to get every single person in society to agree on the political, economic, and social goals? It will never happen. The reason it is called Communism my man is because the Communist Party is supposed to assist the Proletariat with usurping power. Who do you think ends up running things then? The party.
     

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