Socialism: “a poor, unwise, and very imbecile” system

Brigham YoungCalled Unto Liberty, 19th Century Sermons, Brigham Young

We heard Brother Taylor’s exposition of what is called Socialism this morning. What can they do? Live on each other and beg. It is a poor, unwise and very imbecile people who cannot take care of themselves.


Source: Brigham Young, Journal of Discourses, Volume 14, p. 21 from address delivered in the New Tabernacle on May 6, 1870. Brigham Young served as President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1847-1877.


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