Modern Socialism is not the equivalent of slavery. Nor is it the opposite. Socialism is the soft-slavery of evaporating freedoms, theft through hidden taxes, strangling regulations, and the increasing prerogative of government upon the time, labors, and lives of men.
People in the 21st Century are burdened with a moral indebtedness that may never be repaid. The cultural economy where virtue is a cheap and disposable commodity has given us decades of shattered families, poverty, corruption, and the predominance of carnal appetite. This has heaped upon the backs our children a terrible debt for generations to come. This debt will paid through of suffering, estrangement, bondage, and national decline.