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Fri Oct 8, 2021, 04:14 PM Oct 2021

Would Soviet Communism be considered a religion? [View all]

Think about it -- it had everything religions have

Cult of personality, the idea of "the new soviet man," icons (badges you got for being a good worker,) and even a heaven of sorts (true communism)

Don't get me wrong -- I think Marx was right on a great deal of things, and he never claimed to be god (never did Jesus btw)

But his followers thought him almost as such

"Thank God I am not a Marxist" -- Karl Marx

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