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@Logic That's an excellent point, one I have considered before. I wasn't talking about necessarily being poor - I was talking about death tolls. Under capitalism there have been no structured genocides/democides carried out by the capitalistic government, whereas in communist societies there has almost always been a government that intends to hurt its people - genocide, starvation, you name it, by the theory of communism itself, people are just more likely to be worse off.In capitalist societies, there is disease, suicide, car accidents, murder, malnutrition, etc...those are all so many factors that aren't directly the result of the economic system in place. How could a truly free market affect those people dying when it could be literally anything else?In communist societies, there is also disease, suicide, etcetera - but there is also greater room for that government control which might allow for intentional mass killings. That is the difference, and every single long-term attempt at communism in history has proven it as such.
Capitalism isn't good or evil by itself. It depends who is in the capitalist society. If it is full of charitable billionares who help out the poor and middle class, then it becomes good. If it is full of greedy billionares, then for sure would be used for bad.
It has killed nearly 8 Million people, If not more already. So what do you think?