Before you bend your knees, subjugate your will and slither into the arms of Communism you should learn at least something about the most disgusting of all political philosophies.
From the Global Museum On Communism website:
The term “communism” originated in France in the 1840’s but it acquired a modern meaning only in 1918 when V.I. Lenin, having seized power in what used to be the Russian empire, named his party Communist.
Communism is a variant of socialism. It differs from it in this important respect that while the socialists believe in democracy and assume that they will come to power democratically and rule democratically.
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See a Timeline of Communism here.