LCW socialism Hodg

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  • Socialism
    • End goal / product
      • Fundimentalist
        • End Capitalism
      • Revisionist
        • Manage Capitalism
    • Means
      • Revolutionary
        • Mass uprisng
        • Communism
          • Common ownership of wealth and social equality
        • Utopian / ethical socialism
          • Thomas More -1516 - 'Utopia' -  a perfect no existent society
            • To highlight the evils of the present day -theoretical
          • Humans are perfectable
            • William Godwin
              • Unattainable fantasy??
          • Moral critique of capitalism
            • Based on exploitation, avarice and injustice
            • Tried to create a utopia based on social justice and corparation
            • Robert Owen 1771- 1858
            • Charles Fourrier 1772-1837
            • Etienne Cabet 1788-1858
        • Marxism/ scientific socailism
          • Engles
            • Dialectic materialsim
              • Historical progress through economic conflict
                • Two classses
                  • Capitalist stage
                    • Ruling classes - bourgoisie
                  • Proletariat
                    • Used to produce surplus profit and value
                      • Exploitation = conflict
                    • Workers become aware and economic crisis and recessions
                      • Rise up and revolt = revolution
                        • Inevitable
                        • All means of production in eventual common ownership
                          • Abolish ruling class - eventual removal of the state
            • Materialst
      • Evolutionary
        • Ballot box
    • Humans
      • Rational and altruistic
        • Liberalism - rational and self seeking
        • Willingness to help others for no personal gain
    • Egalitarianism
      • Equality of outcome
    • Collectivism
      • Humans work most effectively in groups - cooperatively
    • Social justice
      • Fair distribution of wealth and status
        • Liberals- based on individualism and meritocracy
    • Social harmony
      • Social cohesion and community
    • Democracy
      • People are rational and altruistic and deserve people power
    • Why social equality
      • Systematic injustices in capitalism
      • Equality enhances positive freedom
        • Safeguard individuals from poverty
      • Without it, the other forms are not possible
        • Foundational and formal equality
      • Enhances cohesion and harmony

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