Communism and Fascism have both played a very decisive role in the 20th century. They had a big impact on all the major geopolitical issues of this century; the Russians Revolution of October 1917, the Spanish civil war, WWII, Cold War, Vietnamese's wars, Cuba's regime etc. It is commonly agreed that the regimes and governments led by both of these ideologies were not very respectful of basic rights such as freedom and equality, and sometimes much worse, were the instigators of crimes and massacres. We are now going to leave the very rational democratic way of thinking, to try to go into this complex event that occurred under the name of fascism and communism, in order to try to analyze which one of these two ideologies caused the worst massacres and disasters. In order to respond accurately, it is strongly recommended to define exactly the basis of communist and fascist ideologies, and to then try to analyze the different way of expressions of these ideologies, and eventually the consequences.
[...] Communism, as it was practised by the parties never respected its basic fundaments, but often turned into a despotic and totalitarian regime, and going so extreme and degenerated, that it joined fascist regimes, its philosophical enemy. Stalinism and Maoism are surely the most degenerated of communism. Since the governments that were leading these policies acted in the name of communism, we have to paradoxically take them into account as what communism did worst. Stalinism meets the economical communist ideology, and Staline's own political ambitions. [...]
[...] Communism is an anti-capitalist ideology, born in the middle of the 19th century; it concretely appeared during the Commune of Paris in 1871, and will get cut off from anarchism and Marxism after the defeat of the Commune. It will choose its own principles and methods to fight against capitalism and the society of classes, with the abolition of private propriety, the equal repartition of natural resources and production means among the population, a transitory proletariat government, which would eventually collapse with the progressive establishment of an equal and without class society. [...]
[...] Fascism and communism- two ideologies of the twentieth century Communism and Fascism have both played a very decisive role in the 20th century. They had a big impact on all the majors' geopolitical issues of this century, the Russians Revolution of October 1917, the Spanish civil war, WWII, Cold War, Vietnamese's wars, Cuba's regime etc . It is commonly agreed that the regimes and governments led by both of these ideologies were not very respectful of basic rights such as freedom and equality, and sometimes much worse, were the instigators of crimes and massacres. [...]
[...] In conclusion, we have to accept and agree that communism, although being a progressive philosophy, did not work at all in its first models, as Stalinism or Maoism. It led to huge massacres, much more horrible than fascist regimes, and to the total contrary of what it was supposed to fight for: a progressive society of economic equality. Fascism, paradoxically, managed to rise during the thirties and to promote efficiently the State, the hegemony of one race, one nation, one identity. But still, without being worse than the governments that named themselves communist or marxist. [...]
[...] The decisive argument on what philosophy was the worse during the XXII century, will be the analysis of the direct struggles between these ideologies on a same territory. The antagonisms between the two ideologies are the most relevant in Latin America, especially Cuba. Cuba is indeed the theatre of a puppet dictatorship protected by the USA and led by Fulgienco Batista from 1954 to 1959. During this period 75% of Cuba's prime farm land is owned by foreign individuals or foreign (mostly U.S.) companies. [...]
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