The Philosopher Between the Capitalist and the Communist
Chapter 2 : The Struggle Between the Communists and the Capitalists
King Hammurabi had his followers, and they were called Capitalists -- they are followers of Capitalism, the 'ism' of Capital, or the 'ism' of wealth, land, and economic power. King Solon had his followers, and they were called Communists -- they are followers of Communism, the 'ism' of the Commune, or the 'ism' of community-held property, land, and economic power. But these Capitalists and Communists were supporters of their kings. As different as a Capitalist might be from a Communist, they could each be found secretly whispering, "Praise the King!"
The Capitalist loved property; the Communist loved community. The first cherished a small, tight-knit family; the second was in love with a world where everyone in society was a kind of family. The Capitalist defended the rich as being the source of all wealth, the Communist did the same in regards to the poor. The Communist spoke to the world of the evils done by the wealthy establishing themselves as an aristocracy, their domination of the poor, and how they took everything they could from the working class. The Capitalist published on fine-stone slabs the errors and miscalculations of the Communist king's reorganization and equalization of Greek society.
The philosopher was exiled from Babylon, the land of the Capitalists, and told that he would be executed if he ever returned. Greece and the Communists didn't ban or ostracize the philosopher, but a number of people there made threats against him if he ever dared to show up. The world was young -- and so were ideas.