Communist ideas are useful in a country where people are
very poor. There are extremely rich and poor people together. Where there is a
strong possibility of some rich exploiting a lot of poor people and where
people do not have sufficient work and not very well educated. There are some
disadvantages of communism.
But communism if practiced properly and evolved to
changing times, then it works good, as it has done in China and in other
countries. In democracy or capitalism, exploitation of poor by rich happens.
Influential people grow a lot at the expense of small entrepreneurs.
Benefits of Communism are:
Communism is a political ideology which is criticized by a large part of the
world. Russia, Korea, Cuba, China have implemented that philosophy. In communistic
way of ruling, the following are the principles that are supposed to benefit
All people are equal in the eyes of government. Everyone has a right to
job. Government provides stable governance. There is no instability. People
have to work to earn. The laws are intended to building a stronger economy and
harmonious sharing of national resources.
Communism expects that the corruption is minimum.
Goals of the state are above the goals of the individual. If this is honored
then a harmonic economic development is possible. There is no competitive
market. Benefits go to the government and redistributed among people. Sense of
cooperation is essential among people above the sense of selfishness,
especially among the entrepreneurs. For good utilization of natural resources
communism is a better way.
There is a restriction of ownership of properties by individuals. Production is
controlled by the state. People often do not have many choices to pursue
anything they want. This benefits larger mankind and prevents exploitation by
some individuals to grow too rich. The state looks after the medical needs,
recreational facilities and education for all. Employment of people is given
importance. Communism promises equality for women in law and gives them
As long as people live in one ideology, group together for the common goal, the
intended benefits can be realized. But due to the attraction of people towards
democratic counties, could damage the belief in people on their own country’s
methodology. If communism evolves in time, then communism can serve people very