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Who said it: tech CEO or communist leader? Take our quiz

This week Mark Zuckerberg announced plans to advance human potential and promote equality. But hes not the only tech billionaire in a Che Guevara shirt.

Capitalism is catechism in Silicon Valley. The civic religion is entrepreneurism and evangelism is a marketing tool. But for an industry that worships at the altars of the marketplace, the rhetoric of billionaires has gotten a bit confusing.

Just this week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced his latest plans to invest $3bn from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, an organization whose mission statement Our hopes for the future center on two ideas: advancing human potential and promoting equality would not sound out of place coming out of the mouth of a die-hard communist.

Zuckerberg is not the only billionaire who sounds like he has a Che Guevara shirt in his closet. Take our quiz and see if you can tell the source of the quote: techie or communist?

We have a duty to maintain the light of consciousness to make sure it continues into the future.
It is not the consciousness of men that determines their existence, but their social existence that determines their consciousness.
In every struggle for human dignity and social justice in every struggle for better wages and working conditions, against racism and patriarchy, for protecting our living environment, and for our rights to adequate health, education, and housing (among our other needs), the concept of human development is implicit.
Workers rights are human rights.
Childhood should not be spent in a factory.
Do you charge us with wanting to stop the exploitation of children by their parents? To this crime we plead guilty.
Working too many hours isnt just unfair, its unsafe.
We pave the sunlit path toward justice together, brick by brick. This is my brick.
The free development of each is the condition for the free development of all.
The system is that there is no system.
If we have a correct theory but merely prate about it, pigeonhole it and do not put it into practice, then that theory, however good, is of no significance.
Conspiracy is optimistic! You can shoot the bastards! We can have a revolution!
The most fundamental issue is economic equality.
If anything is certain, it is that I myself am not a Marxist.
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Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/sep/23/quiz-who-said-it-a-techie-or-a-communist

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