Karl Marx On “Fiscally Liberal, But Socially Conservative”

“The Communist revolution is the most radical rupture with traditional property relations; no wonder that its development involves the most radical rupture with traditional ideas.” -Karl Marx, The Communist Revolution (Penguin, p 243) In other words, Marx didn’t believe a man could be “fiscally liberal, but socially conservative.” If you’re game for a new way […]

Karl Marx On “Fiscally Liberal, But Socially Conservative”

Joshua Gibbs states what should be obvious to any thinking person. However, we Westerners don’t think anymore. We emote.

Anyone who knows me well probably knows that I often remind my friends: “Nothing goes without saying anymore.”

One thought on “Karl Marx On “Fiscally Liberal, But Socially Conservative”

  1. Bike Bubba says:

    Well said. I remember being a kid in the eighties and learning about the horrendous divorce and abortion rates in the USSR, and how Lenin and his minions actually took care to not just attack the church, but also the family. The total state can not tolerate rivals for its allegiance.

    Somehow I am also reminded of a Monty Python skit where Marx, Mao, Guevara, and Lenin participate in a game show, competing for a “beautiful lounge suite”, and the host mixes in questions about Communism with questions about the English Football Cup. By the way, Coventry have never won the English Football Cup. Ordinary life of the people does not mix well with the total state.

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