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Socialism

Socialism is any of various economic and political theories advocating collective or governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods. It is a system of society or group living in which there is no private property.

Socialism believes in the "redistribution of the wealth" by the government to people they deem worthy or in need. Socialism is based in greed and uses the government to steal from the wealthy rather than using a gun to rob individuals of their wealth. Europe is a good example of a social welfare system in which money is taken by taxes from the nations and redistributed to poorer nations that have economic problems or that are victim to people that will not work. Many Christians have fallen for the lie that it is the responsibility of the government to look after the poor and needy.

The truth is that Jesus commanded his own people (the church) to take care of the poor and needy. Jesus never instructed that Caesar was supposed to fulfill this role. And yet, many Christians believe that social justice demands that Christians use the government to redistribute the wealth to the needy or other programs. The following videos describe the danger of doing this:


Socialism 101

Socialism 101


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Democratic Socialism?

Democratic Socialism?


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Failure of Socialism

Failure of Socialism


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Slippery Slope of Socialism