Good, well written article and I love the premise in the headline, but I’m not sure many socialists will applaud you for comparing socialism with intelligent design as they tend to be atheists. But pure socialism with its reliance on design, planning and micromanagement does not leave any room for natural adaptation to cope with dead ends or unforseen consequences.
Which is why the liberal democracies, for all their flaws and imperfections, are the best way of organising large human communities.

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