Slightly Educated
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Slightly Educated

Communism Failed Because We are Not All Blank Slates

Hobbes Was Totally Right

Utopian ideologies have an all too generous view of mankind. Communism made the assumption that deep down all humans are Noble, and that all behaviors are learned from the environment. A corollary of this is that society just needs to foster an environment that accentuates “natural” human nature, instead of running against it. But…

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Brandon Long

Brandon Long

Writes about science, politics, philosophy, and the spaces that separates us as as species — and occasionally in story form.