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To: JBW1949

What saved the Pilgrims was they abandoned the “commune” lifestyle, sharing the labor to plant and harvest. The lazy ones didn’t work, and they almost starved. They then divided the land and each had to produce his/her own food. Then they prospered. Test of Socialism. Big fail.


20 posted on 11/26/2019 1:37:20 PM PST by TStro (Better to be judged by 12 than carried by 6)
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To: TStro

That is true, but before William Bradford convinced them to drop the “commune” approach, the American Indians gave the Pilgrims knowledge in planting, hunting and harvesting...

Most of the Pilgrims were not farmers and had little to no experience in those fields...


23 posted on 11/26/2019 1:43:25 PM PST by JBW1949 (I'm really PC.....Patriotically Correct)
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To: TStro

What saved the Pilgrims was they abandoned the “commune” lifestyle, sharing the labor to plant and harvest. The lazy ones didn’t work, and they almost starved. They then divided the land and each had to produce his/her own food. Then they prospered. Test of Socialism. Big fail.


Yes, that is the true story. The Pilgrims corrected their experiment in socialism and gave each person or family their own land to work. Under the shared commune lifestyle the lazy did not work and brought down the workers.

As an experiment in socialism it did demonstrate on a small scale what happens when socialism overcomes a nation and the workers cannot provide for the takers.


43 posted on 11/26/2019 6:53:00 PM PST by angry elephant (My MAGA cap is from a rally in Washingon state in May 2016)
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