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Definition of Collectivism


  1. The doctrine that land and capital should be owned by society collectively or as a whole; communism.

Collectivism Quotations

There are strengths in Islamic tradition. Islam actually, as a monotheistic religion, which defined man as a responsible agent by itself, created the idea of the individual in the Middle East and saved it from the communitarianism, the collectivism of the tribe.
Mustafa Akyol

The historical experience of socialist countries has sadly demonstrated that collectivism does not do away with alienation but rather increases it, adding to it a lack of basic necessities and economic inefficiency.
Pope John Paul II

More socialism means more democracy, openness and collectivism in everyday life.
Mikhail Gorbachev

The foundation of collectivism is simple: There should be no important economic differences among people. No one should be too rich.
P. J. O'Rourke

I don't envisage collectivism. There is no such animal, it is always individualism, sometimes the rest vote and sometimes they do not, and if they do they do and if they do not they do not.
Gertrude Stein
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Collectivism Translations

collectivism in German is Kollektivismus
collectivism in Hungarian is kollektivizmus
collectivism in Spanish is colectivismo
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