This title originates with Paul Robeson (1898-1976), and is a question he asked whilst facing hostile (and racist) interrogation at the hands of the House
This demonstrates that ‘freedom’ from conditioning cannot be ‘forced’ upon an individual or group, but must be carefully planned and provided for through a subtle and tolerant ‘learning curve’. This is achieved through the agency of education, and requires a steady but precise exposure of past conditioning, so that a pristine state of mind can be rediscovered that facilitates multi-dimensional perception, and the ability to see different points of view, and select the most correct mode of behaviour in any given situation.
In such a society, scientists and manufacturers are not motivated by monetary profit, but rather through the very real idea that each innovation is relieving human (and animal) suffering, and as such is collectively ‘progressing’ humanity forward in its positive development and evolution.
The point is that moving ‘away’ from bourgeois bigotry is generally viewed by the left as a good thing, and the encouragement of bigotry a bad thing. It is not ‘wrong’ to be more tolerant and better educated – as this rightwing snippet would have you believe.
In reality, the true dictators in this world are found in the bourgeois class, and are continuously ‘elected’ into office by the ill-informed (and apathetic)
We are sure that in the year 2017, our progressive Institute will represent an even larger and perfect higher educational system in the USSR, training engineers of the 21st century – a century of new scientific discoveries and achievements. Therefore, we are envious of you, our future Comrades. However, you must not be conceited about this, and remember that we, (and our fathers), by labour and sacrifice, have created your great (Soviet) future in which you now live and prosper!