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Collectivists

Collectivism is the opposite of Individualism. In the latter system, everyone is to be his own master, and everything is to be free and in common. In the former system, government is to be the sole employer, the sole landlord, and the sole paymaster. Private property is to be abolished, competition to be stamped out; everyone must work for his living, and the State must find the work. Bellamy's novel of Looking Backward will give a pretty fair notion of what is meant by Collectivism. (See Individualists)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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