Fiona Lali discusses whether there really is an innate "human nature" of greed and selfishness that makes socialism impossible.

In the first video from a series by the Marxist Student Federation examining the myths about Marxism, Fiona Lali of the SOAS Marxists looks at the question of "human nature", which is commonly used as an argument for the impossibility of socialism.

In the first video from a series by the Marxist Student Federation examining the myths about Marxism, Fiona Lali of the SOAS Marxists looks at the question of "human nature", which is commonly used as an argument for the impossibility of socialism.

As Fiona explains, however, there is no such thing as "human nature" - rather, the greed and selfishness that we see within society today are a reflection of the ruthlessness and competition demanded by the capitalist system.

Myths of Marxism: Does "human nature" mean that socialism won't work?

In the first video from a series by the Marxist Student Federation examining the myths about Marxism, Fiona Lali of the SOAS Marxists looks at the question of "human nature", which is commonly used as an argument for the impossibility of socialism.

As Fiona explains, however, there is no such thing as "human nature" - rather, the greed and selfishness that we see within society today are a reflection of the ruthlessness and competition demanded by the capitalist system.

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