[ExI] The Circle of Coercion

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Fri May 15 06:38:33 UTC 2009

2009/5/13 Lee Corbin <lcorbin at rawbw.com>:

> Would anyone who felt a twinge of annoyance explain
> just what is *not* communistic about socialized
> health-care? It's even a case of "from each according
> to his ability, to each according to his need".
> Isn't it? Well?

I think it's an American thing to say that something is not socialist
when it is. The word does not have such negative connotations in other
countries. Communist, on the other hand, is usually used only to refer
to Marxist-Leninists.

Stathis Papaioannou

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