Socialist Society:


Idealistic Planning. Throwing out tradition and family structure, and rebuilding society from an ideology of equality of all people. A "top down" government is needed in order to Make this happen, because equality in people is not naturally occurring.

Some Socialism Quotes from the Traditionalist Quote page:

Traditionalist - Quotations Page


When a state exceeds the boundaries that define its proper relationship to civil society, when it forsakes recognition and instead takes the institutions, traditions, and practices of civil society as objects properly subject to management and reformation according to its own legislative or curial standards, that state thereby abandons its position as the protector of social life and instead aims to become its supervisor and engineer.

DeCoste, F.C. | Divorcing Marriage | Page 125 | Mcgill-Queens 2004
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The modern liberal rush to government as a solution to social problems he [The True Conservative] deems an insidious and morally evasive device that infantilizes human beings by making them dependent, and thus destroying the fabric of community.

Gairdner, William D | After Liberalism | Page 5 | Stoddart 1998
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And what socialism shrinks from admitting is that coercion underlies its morality.

Gairdner, William D | The Trouble with Canada | Page 112 | Stoddart 1990
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Curiously, socialists never ask themselves on what grounds anyone would work hard, invest, take risks, and so on, without profits as a reward.

Gairdner, William D | The Trouble with Canada | Page 108 | Stoddart 1990
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The reason for this depressing emphasis of socialists on the redistribution of wealth, of course, is that no socialist has ever produced a practical theory of wealth production … Socialists have theories only of wealth distribution.

Gairdner, William D | The Trouble with Canada | Page 107 | Stoddart 1990
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Democratic capitalist nations measure themselves by achievements; the socialist nations by promises and dreams.

Gairdner, William D | The Trouble with Canada | Page 105 | Stoddart 1990
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They [Socialists] all agree that is legitimate to sacrifice freedom for equality.

Gairdner, William D | The Trouble with Canada | Page 102 | Stoddart 1990
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… more forced equality always requires more government, and absolute equality requires absolute government.

Gairdner, William D | The Trouble with Canada | Page 11 | Stoddart 1990
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Whenever we say "the government ought to do so-and-so," we really mean that the government ought to take the necessary money from everyone else and provide what we want.

Gairdner, William D | The Trouble with Canada | Page 18 | Stoddart 1990
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The social-welfare State is therefore a great fiction, by which everyone tries to live at the expense of everyone else.

Gairdner, William D | The Trouble with Canada | Page 19 | Stoddart 1990
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This decision by socialists to use State coercion to achieve their goals is one of the most telling features of this political movement.

Gairdner, William D | The Trouble with Canada | Page 102 | Stoddart 1990
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All Socialist doctrine is united in expressing dissatisfaction with the existing social order and is pervaded by a near-religious desire for an ideal future society.

Gairdner, William D | The Trouble with Canada | Page 105 | Stoddart 1990
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To surrender our destiny to others, even if they appear to have the best of intentions, is to be controlled by them.

Gairdner, William D | The Trouble with Canada -Still | Page 494 | Key Porter 2010