How many people has Capitalism killed ?

In response to the often abusive question of How many people has Communism killed I thought it was only fair to ask How many people has Capitalism killed ? Of course it is argued some times that a political system doesn't kill anyone it's people who kill people and of course as not many realize what true... show more In response to the often abusive question of How many people has Communism killed I thought it was only fair to ask How many people has Capitalism killed ?

Of course it is argued some times that a political system doesn't kill anyone it's people who kill people and of course as not many realize what true Communism is and most believe the lies told to them about what Communism is by the Capitalist media then it is argued, quite correctly, I think that Communism hasn't killed anyone.

However it could be argued that Capiitalism hasn't killed anyone either as it is a system and it's the people within it that kill each other. However Capitalism is a system that is inherently based on competition and on encouraging selfish behaviour so therefore the system itself because it is based on selfishness actually does increase the division between rich and poor and does bring about many injustices which of course lead to earlier deaths. So Capitalism actually odes mean that more people are killed.Let's look at a few of the ways Capitalism kills people and think if Communism actually has killed more people than Capitalism (of course most don't know true Communism hasn't happened yet).

Capitalism has killed millions because of the atom bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Only the Capitalist U.S.A. has ever dropped the nuclear bomb.

Capitalism and the greed for oil and further wealth and profit for the rich has created several wars where sometimes children in schools have been blown apart by missiles by Capitalist forces.

Capitalism used the World Trade Organization to give an unfair advantage to rich countries and businesses.

and Capitalist businesses have infiltrated Africa and taken up a large share of the business there both the WTO and business infiltration taking more potential income from less well off people and of course the ever increasing division between the rich and poor means that some people die a lot younger so in many ways Capitalism has killed umpteen million people and by it's very nature of screwing the poor and weak and making many poorer and weaker means that it forces many to suffer more from illness or stress and makes many die younger than they should do.
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