provocation?

Dr. George Snedeker snedeker at SPAMconcentric.net
Thu Mar 22 17:24:03 MST 2001


Adam,

in part, I was trying to understand the post I made reference to, and in
part I was reflecting on my own youth. perhaps I was a little judgmental.
you raise an interesting point about age.some of the dumbest people I know
are in their 50s.   we were all once 23.
----- Original Message -----
From: Adam Levenstein <cleon42 at yahoo.com>
To: <marxism at lists.panix.com>
Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2001 6:01 PM
Subject: Re: provocation?


> > growing up in the U.S., I wonder how much a young
> > man could have learned
> > about Marxism in order to give up on it
>
> George,
>
> While I agree with your remarks regarding people
> killing in the name of Marxism, I find the above to be
> slightly condescending and not really warranted.
>
> I'm 23, probably one of the younger folks on the list.
> I've been a Marxist since I was 16. When in political
> discussions with people who know my politics, I
> frequently hear "when you're older, you'll know
> better." It's a cop-out from them, and from the other
> direction it's no less of a cop-out. (It also really
> pisses me off, and I'm sure the person you're
> responding to is having a similar reaction.)
>
>
> Adam
> (who's not trying to start a flame war)
>
>
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