[Marxism] Looking for a quote

Bill Quimby quimbywm at gmail.com
Sat Mar 31 18:58:56 MDT 2012


A Google book search picks up that phrase in the essay "Perspectives" by
Colin Barker [who he?] in the book Revolutionary Rehearsals, edited by
Colin Barker. See page 219. There it is

"It may be that 'power corrupts', but powerlessness corrupts even more, so
that socialism appears an impractical dream."

- Bill

On 3/31/2012 6:00 PM, Dan Russell wrote:
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> Anybody know a quote something along the lines of: "It is said that power corrupts
> but powerlessness corrupts even more [...] until socialism becomes an impossible
> dream." I could have sworn it was from Daniel Singer's 'Prelude to Revolution' but
> that doesn't look to be the case.
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