Dialectical Materialism again - reply to Mark Lause

Mark Lause MLause at cinci.rr.com
Mon Jul 28 06:17:11 MDT 2003

David McDonald wrote, "things like the inevitablility of revolution, or
stages of history, or a simplistiic view of science (as in discovering
'plain facts') are all aretfacts of this process of ideologisation in my
view at any rate."

Maybe so...but doesn't this reduce all thought process to

In the end, concepts like the inevitability of revolution or stages in
history makes assumptions about mechanistic and predictable patterns of
human behavior.

Trying to discern the facts of the matter requires no such assumptions.

Mark L.

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