HEROIC PARTY VS. DECADENT GAYS. Distinguo

Doug Henwood dhenwood at panix.com
Fri Apr 12 18:01:14 MDT 1996


At 7:48 PM 4/12/96, Doug Henwood wrote:

>Isn't the sacrifice of
>"desires" and "gratifications" (and why the quotes?) part of the reason
>we're Marxists?

Of course, that should be "Isn't outrage at the sacrifice of 'desires' ...
" etc. As Ernest Mandel said, Marxism has never been an ascetic tradition.

Doug

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