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Jay

the criticism here is about power structure and rulers, not average people. As F. Hayek said - in a power structure, the worst people usually get to the top.

On a personal level, you may consider this: if loving and sacrificing for your neighbor is a virtuous cause, then you have no principal disagreament with socialists and other collectivists. You may argue about means, but ethics and morals are the same.