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Communism as a political theory was derived from the 1848 libretto "The Communist Manifesto" written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. There were several attempts in the late 1800s and early 1900s for Communists to come to power, with the first major success being the Bolshevist Revolution in Russia in 1917-1924 led by Vladmir Ilyinch Ulyanov, also known as Lenin. Lenin and his successors in the Soviet Union (the renamed Russia) supported Communist ascendancies elsewhere, especially Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Communism as described by "The Communist Manifesto" has a number of important stages in the creation of a communist society, which has three main stages. The first stage is the revolution, to allocate all resources to the workers and take them away from the capitalists. The second stage is the Dictatorship of the proletariat, wherein the Communist Party would be developed in order to promote the development of positive morality and education. The third stage would be the willing dissassembly of the Communist Party and all institutions of government, leaving a mutually dependent and self-enforcing anarchy. Since all Communist countries became paralyzed in the second stage, many Communist-sympathizers and political theorists argue that Communism has never been properly implemented. Their opponents argue, that a proper implementation, as described by the proponents, runs counter to human nature and the nature of institutions, and therefore, it is unrealistic to expect such a Communist anarchy to come into existence.

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