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Robert Altemeyer's early work on the "authoritarian personality" identified three particularly important aspects of the authoritarian personality:
John Dean relates this area's research to politics in his Conservatives without conscience, where he presents two types of authoritarians in current and recent USA politics:
"... the theory of the Communists may be summed up in the single sentence:
Abolition of private property."
[Karl Marx in The Communist Manifesto (1848).]
"From each according to his abilities,
to each according to his needs."
[Karl Marx in Critique of the Gotha Program (1875).]
John Locke claimed that natural law is superior to human law, and that it includes rights of 'life, liberty, and property'. These rights (modified to 'life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness') are asserted in the Declaration of Independence.
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