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Teribus BS: Robert Owen (122* d) RE: BS: Robert Owen 26 Sep 17

"Any social archeologist can make a reasonable stab at how earlier societies survived"

Now what was it I said in my previous post?

Having said that there is one whale of a difference between "socialism" as a political system, which always seems to fail, and a community having a "social conscience" which is extremely successful."

It is ONLY the latter, i.e. that the communities must have had a "social conscience" in order to survive and develop, that "Any social archaeologist" could take a reasonable stab at - nobody can say with any certainty that the structure of the societies they lived in were "Socialist" in any way, shape, or form that we would recognise today. As with most primitive beings the overriding element between competing groups would have been "Might is Right", the strong would have taken the best land, the least capable of adapting and evolving would have been pushed to the margins. The leader and hierarchy of any group would have been those best equipped to lead and protect it.

As a political system "Socialism" has failed in every single state that has tried to implement it - the latest failure has been in Venezuela.

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