December 11, 2019

“From each according to their ability and to each according to their need”

Posted in Uncategorized at 6:28 pm by Aleksan

I was an ardent Communist at school around 1960 – one reason for going to Russia in 1961 with Eric Norris, the leftie and dad, keeping an eye on things and taking pictures. The whole Soviet system was corrupt and dysfunctional not communist at all, rather like China now. I am no longer an idealist but young people need to be. “To each according to their need, and from each according to their ability” has always seemed to me to be a wonderful principle – the question is how can this value be delivered in practice?

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