Reading the old European philosophers – usually from Descartes onwards – is an interesting activity but is like sieving through the cold ashes of thought
Brantwood – Home of John Ruskin : Coniston John Ruskin (1819-1900) was an Oxford Don and expert in archeology, architecture and bird life, amongst many
General discourse within the US milieu is that of theological speculation masquerading as the secular use of logic and reason. The peculiarities of the US
GIFT FROM CHINA: KARL MARX WELCOMED BACK IN HIS HOMETOWN! As previously reported on this blog, the People’s Republic of China has sponsored a statue
Marx and Engels developed this thinking during the 19th century, whilst Lenin, Stalin and Mao (amongst others) developed the dialectical thinking that defines Scientific Socialism for the 20th century. Trotskyism, of course, is something of a ‘still birth’ within Revolutionary thinking, a dialectical dead-end that impersonates certain aspects of Marxism, whilst surrendering to every aspect of the capitalist system and making peace with its oppressive nature.
Poldat, a Marxist researcher at the Witten/Heltek University in Germany, said to Deutsche Radio: ‘Even if you are completely uninterested in Marxism, you should respect him very much.’