[Marxism] Islamist, Socialist revolutions do not mix

Haines Brown brownh at hartford-hwp.com
Sat Oct 6 10:03:06 MDT 2007

> I wrote, "the real lunatic fringe of the Religious Right in the
> U.S.--the "Christian Reconstructionists"--are so fundamentally
> anti-modernist that they want to restore the practice of stoning of
> adulterers."
> In reply to this particular comment, Haines wrote, "my aim here is
> only to suggest we be careful when we use terms such as 'religious
> right'; that we not too quickly assume a close functional
> relationship between political and religious views; that we not
> assume too quickly that the outlook of religious right is lunatic,
> monolithic or insensitive to the contradictions of capitalism."
> Blimey!  How much more fracking "careful" could anyone be?

Yes, I probably should apologize. I took "Christian Reconstructonists"
in terms of the definition offered in Wikipedia, and that is always a
risky thing to do. 

       Haines Brown, KB1GRM


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