It was therefore always predictable that by requiring the abolition of private property and the family, and monopolistic State ownership of agriculture and industry, the socialist pursuit of equality would necessarily produce the evil fruit of totalitarianism. One party rule, the secret police, the imprisonment and torture of dissidents, concentration camps, mass executions, the political indoctrination of the young, the persecution of religious minorities – all these horrors have been the inevitable result of that concentration and monopolisation of power which invariably corrupts the ruling elites and buraucracies of all full-blown socialist societies.
domingo, dezembro 23, 2012
Socialism -> Totalitarianism
Vindicated by history: Statism’s 19th century critics: