[Marxism] "Communism Is Amphetamines for the People"

Mike Friedman mikedf at amnh.org
Fri Aug 18 16:56:11 MDT 2006

So THAT'S what the DEA is doing in Colombia... They're trying to 
prevent those amphetamines from proliferating in Latin America!

>CB; Actually, in early Soviet Russia, Communism was more like hashish or
>caffeine or speed. It got people doing things, like building an industrial
>infrastructure likety-split, more than causing them to nod out like opium.
>Opium quiets one down. Communism was stirring people up to activity.
>Even if one criticizes the political activity in early Soviet Russia, they
>weren't letting any grass grow under their feet.

Michael Friedman
Doctoral Candidate in Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Behavior
City University of New York

Molecular Systematics Laboratory
Department of Invertebrate Zoology
American Museum of Natural History
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New York, NY 10024

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