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Old 2012-08-01, 20:58   Link #22742
Obey the Darkly Cute ...
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: On the whole, I'd rather be in Kyoto ...
Age: 61
Originally Posted by DonQuigleone View Post
You know, in many ways (especially during the Mao era) Communism is a lot like a religion.

Down to the insistence that all other religions are false, persecution of heretic ER politics dissidents, and reverence of the messiah, sorry "Great Leader".
Yup and the same can be said for the "Pharoah is god" state of North Korea. It kind of undermines the premise of the idea when all one does is replace one no-think for another.
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