Argument against Socialism under the Marxist–Leninist or Maoist definition

22 countries that declared themselves to be socialist states under the Marxist–Leninist or Maoist definition – that is to say, “Communist states” failed in SIMILAR ways: famines, genocide and dictatorship.

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communist_state for the list of failures. List of such failed countries include:

Afghanistan
Albania
Angola
Benin
Bulgaria
Congo-Brazzaville
Czechoslovakia
East Germany
Hungary
Ethiopia
Grenada
Kampuchea
Mongolia
Mozambique
North Korea
North Vietnam
Poland
Romania
Somalia
South Yemen
Soviet Union
Yugoslavia

Yet the only argument Marxists today have against such failures is a Not True Scotsman fallacy – i.e. that they weren’t actually whatever the Marxists want a society to be. A more blatant denial of logic, reason and evidence cannot be found when one considers that famines like holodomor killed more people than the holocaust.

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