Yes, that idea is being seriously proposed to “Dismantle Capitalism”. Here’s an archive link.
How about “no”? Does “no” work for you? If not, then how about “hell no”?
If anybody’s been paying attention (like, say, looking at yesterday’s blog post) they know just how important I consider family to be. I’m far, far from alone in that.
The theory in socialist/communisty/whateverist ideas is that if you eliminate the family, and the attachment people have to family, they’ll transfer that attachment to “the people” or more accurately, the State: “The State is mother. The State is father. We live for the State. We die for the State.” Once that happens, the theory goes, we can eliminate this crass materialism and people seeking their own advantage and everyone can live in harmony in a perfect socialist paradise. And, yes, people have tried that, whether by simply trying to…
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