Why have you turned against capitalism? Because your circumstances have challenged you to deny the pro-capitalist social wisdom. Living in extreme inequality makes it easy to see the whole capitalist system as wrong, but that’s a fallacy. So does the oversold propaganda of climate catastrophe, the vanishing threat of world war, a completely made-up “capitalist imperialism”, and the rise of fascism that‘s happening nowhere today. What is “capitalist imperialism” anway? Capitalism is the free trade in goods and services from a willing seller to a willing buyer. Imperialism is the policy of extending a country’s power and influence through colonization or use of military force: they are two different things. Generally the words “capitalist imperialism” are only used together by Marxist lunatics, who believe in the dangerous nonsense of the Communist Dialectic.

When you think you’re in a crisis like this, it’s easy to radicalize from fairly sane liberalism to batshit crazy revolutionary socialism.

Just remember Socialism has been tried and tested throughout the Twentieth Century, by such revolutionary Socialists as Hitler, Stalin, Mao and Pol Pot. In every case it made things worse, not better, and eventually the people rejected socialism and returned to Capitalism, the only economic system that generates new wealth. Socialism has never worked, and it never will work because it can’t work: it is economic nonsense dressed in pretty words. Propaganda can convince the ignorant that Socialism will work, but it can never actually make it work, because it is impossible. Read 1984 by George Orwell if you want to know more. There is nothing more Fascist than a communist dictatorship.

Useful idiots like yourself are the first against the firing squad wall after the Revolution, by the way! The Freedom of Speech which allows you to prattle anti-social propaganda will not survive that Revolution.

I work in IT, Community volunteer interested in Politics, support Capitalism as the best economic system for lifting people out of poverty, Skeptical scientist.

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