To each as he deserves

(Based loosely on the Latin Suum cuique rather than the German Jedem das Seine with its connections to Buchenwald).

  1. Monarchy/ Dictatorship: To each as the King may determine
  2. Communism: To each, as the State determines
  3. Socialism: To each, as the State determines he needs
  4. Liberal Socialism: To each, as he desires or as the State determines he needs (whichever is lower)
  5. Liberalism: To each, as he desires
  6. Liberal Conservatism: To each, as the State determines he deserves or needs (whichever is higher)
  7. Libertarianism: To each, as he deserves
  8. Conservatism: To each, as he earns or the State determines he deserves
  9. Capitalism: To each as he earns
  10. Fascism: To each of us, a brown (or black) shirt, and whatever the whim of the State may determine and as the mood takes the State

Other Variations:

  1. Christian State: To each, as much as he can accumulate and hold but with the right to suffer mentally to gain eternal salvation
  2. Islamic State: To each true Muslim male, a road to paradise paved with the corpses of infidels
  3. Jewish State: To each Jew, as much as he can take or earn and hold
  4. Buddhist State: To each, a right to maintain the status quo for Nirvana in the next life
  5. Hindu State: To each true Hindu male, a white shirt, baggy khaki shorts, a staff and a night out with a Bollywood starlet

 

 

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