What distinguishes communism from socialism, and how do these ideologies affect our modern society?
Would someone like to write a detailed hub on this topic? I have been doing some fiction writing and am having trouble discerning the difference between communism and socialism. I'd especially like to see this explained in a modern light, with a view on how it can affect America.
Classic defintion: Communism is an economic system where there is, in theory, no private property, and just like the speed of light it can be approached but never reached as human nature would not allow it to be so.
Socialism is where the state owns the major means of production for a society.
Working examples of Socialism is found throughout Europe. There are no true examples of Communism, no more than there is a true utopia.
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