[Marxism] Rescuing Lenin from Leninists

Joaquín Bustelo jbustelo at gmail.com
Tue Jul 8 22:50:07 MDT 2008


On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 12:37 AM, Ruthless Critic of All that Exists
<ok.president+marxml at gmail.com> wrote:

> But not all of us have the intellectual acumen of a Marx. Perhaps,
> even if you lock up Chegitz Guevara/ Luzietti in a locked room with
> pen and paper for twenty years, he will not be able to produce
> anything important. However, if you let him loose, he may be able to
> talk to some workers (and students, as you say), and change a few
> minds, and win some people to socialism.

But were he talking to people as, say, a Nader supporter, on the axis
of Nader's campaign, which consists of exposing the two party system
as an instrument of the domination of the rich and corporations, he
would be much MORE effective than as an advocate of some microsect's
campaign, which can only be defended against Nader's campaign and that
of the OTHER microsects on the basis that it is the one and only true
religion, all others being apostates and heretics who will burn
forever in hellfire and damnation.

Joaquin




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