HEROIC PARTY VS. DECADENT GAYS. Distinguo

hariette spierings hariette at easynet.co.uk
Fri Apr 12 01:07:29 MDT 1996


>    The PCP crowd, like so many ultra-left opportunist Marxist groups over
>the last century, fucks up Marxism, and (not so incidentally) fucks up the
>language in which Marxists can talk to each other. "Decadent" (despite some
>decent use by Caudwell and others) probably does not belong in the Marxist
>vocabulary. "imperialist bourgeois" does--and if it has been ruined by the
>likes of the PCP, it must either be refurbished or a new coinage created.
>

>        Carrol Cox
>
>
>"The revolution", Lenin said in 1920, "cannot tolerate orgiastic
conditions...Dissoluteness in sexual life is bourgeois, is a phenomenon of
decay.  The proletariat...does not need intoxication as a narcotic or
stimlulus.  Intoxication as little by sexual exaggeration as by
alcohol...[the proletariat] receives the strongest urge to fight from a
class situation...It needs clarity, clarity, and again
clarity...Self-control, self-discipline is not slavery, not even in [sexual
matters]."

Lenin in a letter to Clara Zetkin.

"DISSOLUTENESS IN SEXUAL LIFE IS BOURGEOIS, IT IS A PHENOMENON OF DECAY"


Now "the intellectual" Mr. Cox claims that the word "decadent" does not
belong in the Marxist language.  A phenomena of DECAY, "Intellectual Mr.
Cox" is a phenomena of DECADENCE.

Would you now either claim that Lenin does not belong in Marxism, or that
your intellectual knowledge is not what you trumpet it to be!

Adolfo Olaechea



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