Of this much we can be certain. NEP was conceived as a transitional measure to revive the economy, at which it succeeded, improving food supplies and distribution networks. Politically, the peasants were not yet ready for collectivization. Germany lost the war and came close to a revolution, but never went beyond getting rid of its monarchy.
Nor would Lenin have killed off the bulk of Old Bolsheviks on the Central Committee and the country as a whole.
Food hoarded by the rich landlords was seized and distributed to the people. At the Tenth Party Congress he explained why: The vastness of our agricultural country with its poor transport system, boundless expanses, varying climate, diverse farming conditions, etc. That month the Soviet government declared the establishment of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics USSRa federal union consisting of Soviet Russia and neighboring areas that were under Russian military occupation or ruled by branches of the communist movement.
Petersburg, and by the beginning of various segments of Russian society, including students and liberal members of the nobility, were calling for political reform. He eventually led what was soon to be known as the October Revolution, but was effectively a coup d'etat.
In fact, socialism could only be built if the majority of the people supported it and were actively involved in building it.
Rather it aims to open a discussion.