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captain_commerce wrote (edited )

Let me rephrase my question. How would you stop people from going and just rebuilding capitalistic systems after the revolution without imposing your own state-like regulations and rules?

At some point, even if everybody has internalized "each according to his need," everyone is going to have something he really likes, and he'll be reluctant to give it up to the rest of the group, especially if it's hard to obtain. Over time, it will become habit for people to hide their belongings so that they can secure it for themselves, without fearing a community shortage.

At some point or another, someone is going to say "hey, I have this thing, but I want what you have, and I know you want what I have, so I would like to trade with you." and then the response will be "I'll trade with you, but I want more than just that in return."

Once property and trading emerges, it's not long after that trading for profit begins. By then, you have the textbook definition of a capitalistic market.

How could you stop this from happening without imposing rules on people keeping things they want for themselves, trading, or profiting from trades?