To put it quite simply, the class that holds power through the ownership of the means of production, decides what the State decrees as ‘truth’
Hatred or disapproval are bourgeois responses and are unsuitable attitudes for Marxist-Leninists to hold with regard to religions and religiously minded individuals. Yes, religions can be dangerous, as can science in the wrong hands, or indeed political ideology. I am not condoning thousands of years of Church oppression, violence or murder in the West, (or any religiously motivated tyranny in the rest of the world), but I am acknowledging the fact that historical (cultural) forces manufacture religions and religious followers – and this is not the fault of the individuals concerned.
Charles Darwin was of the opinion that consciousness differs only in degree from one species to the next, and not in essence. He was
‘The seventh party congress (March 6th-8th, 1918), which decided to ratify Brest-Litovsk, also gave effect to the proposal made by Lenin a year earlier in
Engels (and Marx) recognised how the Industrial Revolution in the UK led to millions of peasants migrating to towns and cities to work in factories
You cannot be a leftist and oppose Communist China – end of story. Let me put it another way, you can say you are a