The spread of Capitalism means the spread of freedom.

Capitalism thrives in China; freedom does not. Some of the countries with the most open, democratic cultures have heavily regulated economies: Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands. Capitalists routinely invest in tyrannies where the lack of democracy helps to guarantee profits.

However, in socialist governments inspired by Lenin and Mao, the need for uniformity and central control almost mandates a lack of freedom; so they provide no real alternative.

Back to list of misconceptions.

Back to Hum 303 index.