Hilary Wainwright: dangerous revisionist

Rob Frantz rfrantz at u.washington.edu
Wed Jul 12 16:23:58 MDT 1995



On Wed, 12 Jul 1995, Louis N Proyect wrote:

> Louis Proyect:
> I am not fair-minded. I am a truculent, biased, crude defender of
> Marxism against all comers.

Yes, yes, yes. You are truculent. You are biased. You are crude, very
crude. These self-admitted qualities are the reason why you are a very
poor defender of Marxism. It's also the reason why the absurdities you
dish up in the name of Marxism are too tantalizing for an old sectarian
like me to ignore.

> Wainright's ideas are in the air right now and I've had enough of a
> whiff to know that they stink.

Ah, Wainwright the Dangerous Revisionist!!!! Louis Proyect,
the "scientific" socialist knows heresy when he smells it.
Beware of revision, the sin that leads to Perdition.


> I will read the book, as I read every book, with a closed mind and hope
> not to be disappointed by finding something worthwhile.

I, for one, have no fear that Louis will be disappointed.


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