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Marxism and Communism?

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Answered 2008-10-01 17:06:18

Karl Marx once said; "I am not a Marxist!". He also once called his adherents "useful idiots". Karl Marx presented a strategy in communism much of which can be found in his book, Das Kapital. Communism? Let's compare and contrast. The difference between capitalism and communism is that in capitalism man exploits man and in communism it's the other way around.

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