For Marx Geeks ... RE: Marx Without the Realism

johnhall johnhall@isomedia.com
Wed, 15 Jan 2003 17:05:05 -0800


No, that would be a utopian socialist.

We call someone working to maintain their quality of life while
improving others internationally a capitalist.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: fork-admin@xent.com [mailto:fork-admin@xent.com] On Behalf Of Al
> Diablito
> Sent: Wednesday, January 15, 2003 4:52 PM
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> Subject: Re: For Marx Geeks ... RE: Marx Without the Realism
> 
> >3) I've crossed swords with some genuine Trotskiest types on another
> >board.  One of them, in particular, is fully certified in the
mysteries.
> >He is rather insistent about protecting his standard of living at the
> >expense of the third world and fully supports protectionism.
> 
> Then he is clearly not a Trotskyist. If he were, he would be concerned
> about
> maintaining his quality of life, while working internationally to help
> others raise their quality of life at the expense of the most
parasitic,
> wealthy classes.
> 
> 
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