[Marxism] Manuel & vijaya re rel

Peggy Dobbins pegdobbins at gmail.com
Thu Apr 11 14:50:16 MDT 2013

have to chime in:  some of my best work as a communist (little c) has been creating what someone dubbed "civic ritual performances" that bring representatives from different religions together to perform rituals that would be esoteric superstitions to non practitioners til experienced in observation of a social catharsis, atonement, celebration, commemoration etc.    Reading, chanting, singing short texts in languages of god by diff names doesn't bring full employment, but it does raise morale all round and reduce divide and conquer.   BTW. This is easier than building coalitions among political parties that have the word socialist, communist and or Marxist in their names

On Apr 11, 2013, at 11:12 AM, Manuel Barrera <mtomas3 at hotmail.com> wrote:

> " It a cultural heritage of mankind and as we communists, have to respect that." Vijaya Kumar Marla
> Sorry, never have been all that good at respecting macro-cultural heritages; they just have too many conservative notions to them about the entire world. So, no, I don't respect a heritage that constrains a people to delimit themselves according to a narrow view of the world 

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