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Spock the Socialist by Conservatoons Spock the Socialist by Conservatoons
Why Spock, why? Maybe Spock mind-melded with too many Liberal nutters. Alas.

Elections matter.
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Jmoc1 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2013
Um… Isn't Star Trek based in a future where the Federation is a socialist state with no money and the idea that everyone is tolerant?
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ninjawerr Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2014  Professional Writer
You got the tolerance right, however money and social classes do exist in the federation, they're just not visible from a military perspective. Hence creating the illusion that it is a socialist state. In reality their currency is the same as the currency of the frengi, and in the most recent Star Trek movies you will see Kirk tipping the bartender hence breaking the illusion. 

I'm sorry but the Federation is not socialist, but the Romulans are.
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Conservatoons Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2013
Socialists want to think so.   Excellence is impossible to achieve w/ socialism though.
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RTJDudek Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconjmoc1: is mere idiot, unable to stand criticism of his beloved socialism -  have a look at proof of his stupidity comments.deviantart.com/1/2021…
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Jmoc1 Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013
And why is that?
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Conservatoons Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2013
Explore what is incentivized under Socialism and what is penalized.
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Jmoc1 Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2013
Under socialism, which is an idea that workers are able to democratically control a workplace, the main incentives are the advancement of the basic humanistic rights such as property, life, and freedom from oppression. In such ways the basic functions of the community are regulated through the government which is a democratically elected body. Under socialism everyone is able to own property including their own house, vehicles, and even entertainment systems. The only improbable actions, which presents a danger within socialism, is the underlying issue of amoral humans. In that sense, as Einstein pointed out in "Why Socialism?", the educational systems within a socialistic society must be orientated towards social goals such as the freedom to marry, religious freedoms, and tolerance of other races.

In no way is socialism about total government control and does not penalize anyone for their talents. The only down side to a socialistic society are the taxes to maintain basic human rights and functions; such as roads, health care, and education.


Does that answer your question?

Also I find it ironic that you base your image off a notoriously socialist program such as Star Trek. Did you know that Roddenberry was a socialist?
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Conservatoons Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013
No.  It demonstrates how little you understand reality.

Men are not angels.  Never will be.  And all must be for socialism to work.

Socialism rewards sloth, penalizes excellence and is guaranteed to produce less than mediocrity.  It strives to assure equal results not equal opportunity.

no hippies please.
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Jmoc1 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013
Is your answer for everything hippies? Was Einstein a hippie? How about MLK? FDR? Shall I also mention Eugene Debs? These were hard working people who wanted to do the best thing for this country. They believed in a society that had equal opportunity. To believe that they requested equal achievements is a clear and idiotic notion to harbor. Yes men aren't angels, but even men (and women) must rise above themselves to achieve great things. If everyone sat by while injustice continued in this world, we be no different than the devil.

So go ahead, blame socialists for your problems. Write them off as nonexistent. But never insult us for your reality, or lack there of.
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Conservatoons Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013
Socialist do not acknowledge reality.  I thought I was clear on this.

Socialists try to legislate equal results.  Equal opportunity is not good enough for them.   

Example:   Socialism.  Everyone should make $50K/yr.  (a "living" wage)

But I can only work part time.  $50K/yr. 
I work 80 hrs/wk. $50K/yr. 
I can't work at all. $50K/yr. 
I am a janitor.  $50K/yr. 
I am a doctor.  $50K/yr. 
I am a software engineer.  $50K/yr. 
I manage 5000 employees. $50K/yr. 
I can work but choose not to.   $50K/yr. 
I wrote 5 hit songs.  $50K/yr. 
I whittle yo-yos.  $50K/yr. 
I am an addict. $50K/yr. 
I invented a money saving engine.  $50K/yr. 

I work for government.   Unlimited Income/ Not questioned.

In US, generally speaking, if you work hard, pass tests, have the aptitude and persevere you can achieve your goals and be compensated for your efforts.

You cannot achieve great things if mediocrity is your goal.    Under socialism when a man prospers he is demonized and his wealth taken from him.  It excuses the lazy and hobbles the industrious.   Why work hard if you are just another numbered cog in the collective? 

Socialists are everyone's problem.  They steal by govt proxy.  They are sanctimonious, inept dogooders.  They suck the rewards from every achievement and then dole out unearned rewards to the laziest among us. 

Note to Socialists:  Be generous with your own time and money - not with your neighbors'

no hippies please.
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