Critique of Communist Ideals: Contradictions in Creating a Classless Society
This article is a summary of a YouTube video "Eps 206 | KRITIK ATAS CITA-CITA KOMUNISME" by guru gembul
TLDR While communism aims to create a classless society and eliminate economic inequality, it contradicts the need for leadership and hierarchy, making it a utopian theory.
The speaker criticizes the popular conception of communism, emphasizing that it is often poorly criticized in Indonesia and that communism is a moral economic and social idea.
Karmas opposes the exploitation of the poor by the wealthy, discussing the concept of a classless society without economic inequality, drawing connections to historical examples and philosophical ideas.
Communism aims to eliminate class and hierarchy by abolishing religion and the state, creating a balanced society without rich or poor people where everyone's needs are fulfilled without conflict.
Humans have a unique and complex neocortex in their brain, which allows for high functions such as spatial ability and language, which evolved for cooperation and achieving goals.
Language evolved from a simple means of communication for meeting basic needs to a tool for accumulating knowledge and transmitting information, connecting people across time and space to create civilization.
Without the accumulation of knowledge and language, humans would only be slightly smarter or as smart as chimpanzees, and the creation of language requires mutual agreement within a community.
The formation of a car requires a hierarchy and leadership to coordinate the production of different parts, highlighting the criticism of communism's lack of initiative and acceptance of ideas.
Humans need language to create culture, which distinguishes them from animals, and without culture, there can be no civilization or accumulation of knowledge; however, communism's goal of a classless society is paradoxical as it contradicts the idea of a leader and hierarchy, making it a utopian theory.