Capitalism vs. Communism: an Everlasting Debate

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Salem 2 There is a long-running debate about whether communism or capitalism is preferable and shows more of beneficial aspects. Capitalism is defined as an economic system in which investment in and ownership of the means of production, distribution, and exchange of wealth is made and maintained chiefly by private individuals or corporations. While communism is a system of social organization in which all economic and social activity is controlled by the state. The principle of capitalism is if one is successful and hardworking will keep improve and progress in life. While the principle of communism is to keep all the people the same, a lot of people may say that this is a good thing but when talking about real life this would add laziness and demotivation because hardworking people would gain the same credit as lazy people. Capitalism and communism are the two main economic systems that are used by governments nowadays. Obviously capitalism is a much better economic system to be used by a state; practical uses and statistical facts qualify capitalism as much more successful. Also, capitalism is more beneficial to the state, common citizens, and business owners. It would be very useful to test the two systems according to practical uses of the two systems on states and monitor which states succeeded and which states failed. One of the best ways to end the capitalism-communism debate is by testing the two systems practically in real life uses. For example, USA and Germany are two economic superpowers that use capitalist based economy; USA has the best economy in the world and the highest GDP ($15.68 trillion) in the world while Germany is ranked the fourth country in highest GDP (3.4 trillion). China and North Korea are two commun... ... middle of paper ... ...crease unemployment. Investors are an important factor to consider because without investment the economy will decline. To sum up, investment solves vital economic problems and is a nourishing factor to the economy. Investors desire to invest in a capitalist economy because they make their own decisions not like communist economy and they set their own prices and they are not restricted to minimum wages. It is clear that capitalism is more advantageous than communism in every aspect in the economy. All stakeholders such as common people, state, government, banks, and investors will benefit more in a capitalist economy. The best way to describe a communist economy is as an old lady who is demotivated in her life and just wants to eat and sleep, while a capitalist economy can be described as a motivated young man who wants to keep achieving more and more in his life.

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