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Buddy don’t get so charged up. No ideology is inherently bad, what people do with it make it good or bad. You say that Communists are corrupt, I don’t agree. I want to give two examples.
The first example is from our country, you might know about the Bhopal Gas Tragedy, the Union Carbide and now the Dow Chemicals don’t want to own the responsibility of the Gas Disaster. Both are from the
Coming over to more contemporary issues, What US is doing right now by granting bailout packages to its companies through taxpayers' money, it is following the SOCIALIST ideology. If it were true MARKET ECONOMY it would not have done that and let the (knowingly) erring CEOs kicked out of the system and allowed the economy to repair itself. Don’t you think this will also increase government’s interference in the
CORRUPTION exists everywhere and in many forms, the extent of it in a country makes it a problem or not. It is not that Communists are Corrupt and Capitalists are not. A CORRUPT PERSON HAS NO IDEOLOGY APART FROM GREED AND SELFISHNESS.
Adding to that I want to say that if somebody is not forcing an ideology on you, you must also do the same and uphold the real values of Democracy.
As for the reforms agenda of our country, I think we have tried to find the solutions for our problems all over the world for these sixty-seventy years, copied something from here, something from there, it's high time we introspect and devise new and local solutions and ideas too, rather than just following ('copying') other's examples.
BUT I AGREE THAT INDIA SHOULD BECOME A POWERFUL AND PROSPEROUS NATION. LETS MAKE THIS DREAM A REALITY.
[THE ORIGINAL COMMENT -Posted By Anshuman Arun On 24-12-2008
The United States is an economic powerhouse of the world because it doesn't have CORRUPT COMMUNISTS here. Similarly, India can be the most powerful nation on the earth if we can push a joint effort to scare away all the communists from India.]