CEP's correction on Intellectuals and the Working Class
iwp.ilo at ix.netcom.com
Sun Apr 14 20:49:24 MDT 1996
>Gina: Wow! amazing that you can still read his mind(Lenin), him
>dead all these years and all!
Lenin wrote that long before he died. (Historical fact)
>> Theses: "Intellectuals have a very important role to play: that
>> of auxiliary research hands and brains of the revolutionary
>> movement ... that of teachers, educators and propagandists ...
>> of a shield to combat the "official bourgeois" intelligentzia ...
>> but the working class *is the brain, the muscle and the class
>> the means to organize, direct and lead the revolutionary
>> movement*... intellectuals are part of the proletariat insofar
>> break with their own class, their own interests as part of that
>> class and with the ideology that is attached by the fact that
>> belong and *trained* by that class ... they are part of the
>> class as *its adoptive class* ...
>Gina: Check it out: INSOFAR AS THEY BREAK WITH THEIR OWN
>CLASS AND THEIR OWN INTERESTS AS PART OF THAT CLASS,
>AND WITH THE IDEOLOGY THAT IS ATTACHED [TO THAT CLASS
>POSITION] How many of the wonderful intellectuals on this list,
>including Mr. Carlos CEP, have really done that?
Sorry, Gina ... forgot to tell you ... I wrote that theses, not
Lenin ... I didn't break with my class (three generations of
workking class militant tradeunionists and left socialists -- I
worked in factories --- printer, you know ... an others -- for
over 20 years of my 48 of existence ... I become sort of
intellectual by way of militating in the left ... by the way, I
know about two or three dozens intellectuals in this list that
had adopted the proletariat in deeds and ideology as their
adoptive class... they are called *Marxists*
BTW, what's *your* vbackground .... judging for your petrified
undialectical views, seems to me you're attached to the middle
class as much as many you criticize....
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