Misico dux Vandalorum
- Mar 27, 2009
First I became a communist theologically, when I read the Gospels and saw that the teachings of Christ were incompatible with capitalist society.
Second I became a communist morally, when I perceived the injustice of inequality in all its forms.
Then I became a communist philosophically, when I studied the works of Marx and Engels and understood the systemic defects of free enterprise and private capital accumulation.
Then I became a communist practically, when I directly perceived the utility of democracy in the workplace.
Finally I became a communist necessarily, when I saw that the survival of our species and of our society depends upon wresting control over the course of mankind from people who care only for personal profit, and not for the well-being of their fellow men, or the health of their environment, or the future of either beyond their own lives.
First, and last at the same time, I decided to never become a communist, in any possible way, after I saw this picture: