But it is fairly another question how things must appear in an actual, and never merely visionary, socialist society. The assumption that the equal distribution of the whole annual output of the capitalist economy among all members of society would suffice to guarantee everybody a sufficient livelihood is, as easy statistical calculations present, altogether false. Thus, a socialist society may scarcely achieve a perceptible enhance in the usual of living of the lots in this method. If it holds out the prospect of properly-being, and even riches, for all, it could accomplish that solely on the idea that labor in a socialist society shall be extra productive than it is under capitalism and that a socialist system will be able to dispense with a number of superfluous—and consequently unproductive—expenditures. and need phantasies of socialism there is no different life that would be worth living.
inconsiderable prices, maybe even higher than … Read More