Why is Socialism Attractive?

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Why is socialism attractive?

Whenever socialism is actually tried, as opposed to simply thought about in a person’s mind, it’s led to poverty, to degradation, and to the destruction of human rights.
— Jay Richards, Senior Fellow, The Discovery Institute

A growing number of young people today like the idea of socialism or even identify themselves as Socialists. Jay Richards explains why socialism may seem like a great idea at a shallow level, but when it is actually put into practice, it is an economic nightmare that violates human rights.