[Marxism] El Telón de Azúcar, Cuba and socialism
nmgoro at gmail.com
Fri Apr 10 21:05:43 MDT 2009
I won´t answer all that Waistline2 has written.
I will just clarify his understanding of the meaning of the words Third
They were coined by a smart bourgeois French economist, a Gaullist.
He said that in the same manner that the Third Estate needed to destroy
the Ancien Regime in France, 1789, the Third World needed to destroy
Then, I am not sure if this is "bullshit" or simple ignorance.
Waistline2 at aol.com escribió:
>>> Many people -not only Stalinists, to be honest to ourselves- had a
> dream during the 20th Century, a dream grounded in a somehow metaphisical belief
> that whatever the chances the Soviet Union would never fall down. This
> belief was not only naïve but in a sense crudely Positivist (against
> Hegelian), and expressed a deep conviction that once socialism had taken grip,
> however distortedly and cruelly, somewhere in a large industrial society (and by
> the early 60s the SU was beginning to have some of the traits of
> industrial societies), then every experiment tending to fav
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