Trotsky's "analytical abilities": From personal experience
"achekhov at unity.ncsu.edu" at ncsu.edu
Fri Sep 13 14:22:06 MDT 1996
Louis Godena wrote:
>Vladimir closes with a personal innuendo:
>>Louis Godena is an educated Marxist. But this is not enough. Many
>>were and are educated Marxists ...and also solid bourgeois philistines.
>>But Louis is also and above all is a son of the American working class.
>Thanks, Vladimir. I don't know if I'm a "solid" anything.
Dear Louis, I have just read your reply and feel very lousy. I see now
how my awkward phrazing may, indeed, suggest a personal innuendo, i.e.
that "philistines" refered to you. I bring my sincerest apologies for
this. Nothing of this sort could ever occur to me when I think of Louis
Godena, one of the most admirable and likable communists of this list.
I just thought that your dismissive remark about Trotsky's book was
grossly unfair and somehow at odds with your usual judicious style and
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