I understand socialism to be the belief (and actions inspired by the belief) that human beings must co-exist equally in their environment and utilise resources and labour in their common interest. We must all be viewed as intrinsically equal to our fellow men and women. Naturally then we must all have an equal crack of the whip (equality of opportunity) and no individual should be allowed to limit others through economic or social domination or persecution.
Wednesday 20 June 2007
The debate continues on the theme of “What is Socialism?” with this piece by Seán Mac Bradaigh: