Which is better: socialism or capitalism? Does one make people kinder and more caring, while the other makes people greedy and more selfish? In this video, Dennis Prager explains the moral differences between socialism and capitalism, and why anyone who wants a kind and generous society must support one and oppose the other.
The BIG LIE: Capitalism is about selfishness and Socialism is about selflessness:
The PROBLEM – Socialism requires relying on others and taking their stuff:
The focus of individuals’ lives become what they can get from the government:
It also eliminates a key element of happiness – gratitude:
The better path – Self-reliance:
The KEY point:
Socialism not only creates poverty—it actually makes you selfish. It teaches you to want more and more and more of other people’s things, and to see those things as entitlements. Meanwhile, capitalism teaches people to earn money by working hard, while also giving to others.
Watch the entire video from Prager University here:
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