Why Communism doesn’t work

Desires of Humans

Before we can describe the problem with Communism, we have to understand what motivates people and what people desire. That also explains why people are successful in Capitalism.

Dream World

Communists want to live in a nice house, eat good food and drinks, and don’t want to work too long. But there is a Problem: Even in the modern world, we don’t have the productivity and neither the resources to let everybody own a house, eat great food and be happy every day.

The Catch

In the modern world, if you understand how the system works, you have many ways of earning enough money for fulfilling these dreams. So there is a way for you to have a better life than the average Joe.

Human Nature

Now, some people who believe in Communism think that they would be in the ruling party. I don’t think so. Why? Because the people who are successful in Capitalism are not successful because they love Capitalism so much, no! They are successful because they learn how the System works and do everything which is needed for gaining more than others.


Some people now might come and say Anarchism is somehow connected with Communism, but that’s bullshit. When there is no Authority, everybody can do what they want. So some people can just steal things and gain more than others. That’s neither Communism nor Capitalism, it’s its own kind of System.



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Christoph Miksche

Christoph Miksche


Software Developer and Investor from Germany. Writing about Software, Tech and Investments.