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Interpretation of "right" and "left"

Edit I know that during french revolution those terms emerged that the left of the kings were called left and at the right were called right but the concept of actual "right" and "left&...
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Interpretation of "right" and "left"

If you want to dive down into the philosophical nuts and bolts, the difference between 'Right' and 'Left' in sociopolitical discussions is that Rightists invariably defend, promote, or advocate ...
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Interpretation of "right" and "left"

As you rightly pointed out, the specific policies and ideologies associated with the right and left labels can vary greatly across different regions and historical periods. What is considered "...
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Interpretation of "right" and "left"

In the United States, there are a bundle of policy positions routinely understood to be "right" and the opposite positions are routinely understood to be "left". For example, right-...
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Interpretation of "right" and "left"

They have no real meanings, more clearly their meaning is strongly context dependent without a clear objective version. What is objective in politics, that is not right and left, but up and down. A ...
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Interpretation of "right" and "left"

Words like "left" and "right" are words like "fast" and "slow". They have meanings, but those meanings depend critically on the context, including the wider ...
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Is Communism intrinsically authoritarian?

No, because there are multiple forms of communism. But most communist states today tend to be authoritarian because they're based on Lenin's ideology. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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Is Communism intrinsically authoritarian?

TL;DR: That largely depends on what you mean by "communism". The general problem is that pretty much all of the "communists states" (which is btw an oxymoron) are variations of a ...
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