[Marxism] Why celebrities love twitter and I hate it

Andrew Pollack acpollack2 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 30 07:11:20 MST 2013


http://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1871/letters/71_07_27.htm


On Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 8:28 AM, Paul Flewers <
trusscott.foundation at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:

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> Karl Marx predicted Twitter in his letter to Ludwig Kugelmann, 27 July
> 1871: 'Up till now it has been thought that the growth of the Christian
> myths during the Roman Empire was possible only because printing was not
> yet invented. Precisely the contrary. The daily press and the telegraph,
> which in a moment spreads inventions over the whole earth, fabricate more
> myths (and the bourgeois cattle believe and enlarge upon them) in one day
> than could have formerly been done in a century.'
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