The importance of Trotsky

Louis N Proyect lnp3 at columbia.edu
Wed Sep 4 17:38:54 MDT 1996


Louis: I apologize. I meant to include Charles Bukowski, Gary Snyder,
Stephen King, Ezra Pound, Frederic Nietzsche and Marcel Merlau-Ponty in
the list but it slipped my mind. Getting old, I guess. Tch-tch.



On Wed, 4 Sep 1996 NICK.HOLDEN at geo2.poptel.org.uk wrote:

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> Louis reasonably advises:
> > I strongly urge everybody to read as much Trotsky as
> > they can, just avoid the literature of Trotskyist groups.
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> If only cde Engels had had someone around to give him advice like that. Then
> he wouldn't have bothered reading all that stuff by Duhring. That would have
> saved him some effort, I'm sure.
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> It's funny, but my understanding of marxism involves reading literature
> produced by people I disagree with from time to time, and thinking about it.
> NickH
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