An idea that is perfect in theory, but is not allowed by human nature.
door Anonymous 21 oktober 2003
a form of government which is beautiful on paper but for some reason never works in real life
door DojoMojo 19 april 2003
"Mordern communism" can be said to be defined by Stalinist Russia, being a despotic state led by a firm, metal grip similar to that of Tsarism. This variation is widely accepted by the western leaders, such as Harry Truman, who viewed communism exactly as such an "evil" ideology.
Down with communism!
door Andrea 17 april 2005
a movement "invented" by karl marx emphasizing shared resources and betterment of the whole of society, rather than a select lucky segment
communists wear drab, efficient clothing and dont drink coke
door cap buster 17 april 2005
a country that has no freedom's and no one can own property.
the soviet union north Korea and china are communist and believe in communism.
door johnyfagolot 11 juli 2011
True communism is a utopian socity (perfect society),based on Carle Marx philosaphys (Marxism). True communism only works in small isolated situations, and never lasts very long due to the human nature of greed. In a true communist state no one person would have more of anything than another, everything would be shared. A prime example of this is the hippie communes of the 1960's. But true communism was tested in the commune form by transcendentalists such as Ralph Waldo Emmerson, and Henry David Therou in the Transcendentalist Period in American literature (around the same time as the Romanticism Period) 1820-1860 aproximatly.

True Communism should not be confused with Socialism. Socialism is what the United States government wanted (wants) to rid the world of. A totalitarian state.
Those hippies have a great commune. They are true Marxists.

Socialism isn't communism.
door Ice Cold Anarchy 18 januari 2006
In theory, the best government that can exist. In actuality, a big freaking screw up.
Communism is like trying to send a flare to warn people about a fire: it seemed like a good idea at the time, but it just made things worse.
door Shadovsky 26 augustus 2004

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