Skip to comments.Why communism doesn't make people happy
Posted on 11/11/2009 2:39:17 PM PST by knighthawk
Germany's ranking in the Prosperity Index is a validation of those who risked their lives to tear down the Berlin Wall, writes Ryan Streeter.
Twenty years ago, the Berlin Wall fell. Its collapse marked the beginning of a reunified Germany and the end of the Cold War.
On Monday, Berliners knocked down a wall of Styrofoam dominoes - more fanciful than foreboding - to commemorate the moment when East Germans began hammering their way to freedom. Dominoes are quite a fitting symbol indeed.
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“Communism doesn’t work because people like to own stuff.”-Frank Zappa
There was a joke about a wife who was waiting to eat her meal but her husband was still using the false teeth. Maybe the communists have a problem supplying goods to the people. Maybe this wasn’t a joke after all.
They put up a statue to Frank Zappa in Lithuania right after the end of Soviet occupation.
A Russian philosopher but it best, “Unhappy people must be surrounded by other unhappy people. Then they are happy.”
“Why communism doesn’t make people happy”
I always thought it was because they were too dead to enjoy it?
Forgetting the Evils of Communism: The amnesia bites a little deeper
By Jonah Goldberg, August 2008:
DTTT (Duh to the top)
If the State wanted you happy, they would have issued you a crate of happy.
in a free society with a just government there will always be some losers who are envious of and resent the achievers. They will become parasites or will try to destroy the good for being the good and the idea of socialism will never completely go away.
The Happiness Czar will see that we have some 8 x 11 glossys of Dear Leader for our carbon-neutral , highrise, apartments near the convenient (free) train line that takes us to the State windmill factory.
what more do you greedy people need?
I was just going to ask the same thing.
The problem is Obama, the man-child doesn’t care if you are happy or not. What matters to this one, is that HE IS HAPPY. Being EVIL makes Obama happy.
Obama didn’t go to the ceremonies in Berlin because he’s on the side of the communists.
“from each according to their abilities, to each according to their needs”. The thing is that it is someone else who determines your abilities and your needs, resulting in slavery. The “New Soviet Man” was suppose to be this perfect slave, willing to work not in his own self interest, thus denying human nature.
Didn’t work so well.
I hope Obama's reading this ...