We are told that we can. They show us examples of people who ‘pulled themselves by the bootstraps’ by working hard and became rich as a result. We are told to follow their example and do the same. And that anyone with talent and hard work can do it. Is that really true? Lets take […]
Majority of the people in the west think Communism is the opposite of Democracy, and they are flat out wrong. The reality is quite different from what has been impressed upon the public. As you will see, the simplest definition of Communism does not leave any room for such mistakes - makes you wonder how they made public think totally the opposite.
Face it : Chances are high that you DO think that you know what Democracy, Communism, Capitalism, Fascism are. In fact, you are pretty sure of it. In the end, you are very probably living in a democratic country or at least you were taught all of these during your education, right ? Well... Don't be so fast. The reality of the situation is, even in developed countries majority of the population can't properly define any of these concepts, and even the ones who are well-read, college-educated, informed (that's probably you !) have major misconceptions and make major mistakes when defining these concepts. Let's have a go and see how much of the below, you actually knew - its a long journey - however a fun roller coaster ride.