Discussion on Communism

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Discussion on Communism Communism: The Marxist-Leninist version of Communist doctrine that advocates the overthrow of capitalism by the revolution of the proletariat. Summary: The Communist Manifesto tries to explain the goals of Communism and the theories underlying this movement. It argues that all historical developments are developed through class struggles or the exploitation of one class by another. "The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles." The means of production during a time period defines class relationships, but these relationships cease to be compatible with the developing forces of production. At this point, a revolution occurs and a new class emerges as the ruling one. Modern Industrial society in specific is characterized by class conflict between the bourgeoisie and proletariat. However, the productive forces of capitalism are quickly ceasing to be compatible with this exploitative relationship. Thus, the proletariat will lead a revolution. However, this revolution will be of a different character than all previous ones: previous revolutions simply reallocated property in favor of the new ruling class. However, by the nature of their class, the members of the proletariat have no way of appropriating property. Therefore, when they obtain control
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