Socialism – theoretically – the more we move away from it – will remain recorded as the highest form of social consciousness so far.
In socialism – living, in capitalism – survival.
Being born and brought up in socialism, and then be constrained to live in capitalism.
Being born in socialism and being forced to live in capitalism…
In socialism, we were brought up for lofty goals: all that capitalism offers are banalities and trivia.
The switch from capitalism to socialism was so-so. The opposite switch is not going that well, either.
It’s surprising that socialism failed, it had all the pre-requirements to succeed: workers in charge, manufacturing without profit (they could sell for less and be very competitive), etc. It seems that the problem is in human nature.
People of Eastern Europe (former communist countries) have difficulties adjusting to capitalism, mainly because of the lack of absolute social criteria.
Proletarians exist only in capitalism: in socialism, they were the ruling class.
In socialism, we lived like rich people, in capitalism – like proletarians.