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Forum: Learning Today, 17:25
Replies: 12
Views: 415
Posted By LinksRadikal
Which is completely and utterly irrelevant to the...

Which is completely and utterly irrelevant to the point I'm making. The quotes from Engels' show a kind of strategic reasoning in relation to the class of small peasant proprietors, and Marx's quote...
Forum: Learning Yesterday, 15:46
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By LinksRadikal
What's even more useless is totally missing the...

What's even more useless is totally missing the meaning of "conspiracy theory" in OP.

I think conspiracy theories play a debilitating role in general. When certain of these don't work like barely...
Forum: Learning Yesterday, 14:24
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By LinksRadikal
It can "factor in" by means of various...

It can "factor in" by means of various sub-contracting deals which effectively bypass any labor code and draw the nominally self-employed into the relation of exploitation (all the while the same...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies Yesterday, 13:29
Replies: 18
Views: 596
Posted By LinksRadikal
It's a phenomenon peculiar to the class position...

It's a phenomenon peculiar to the class position of the intelligentsia itself which simply has to ground its own sense of importance in some way, and most of the time by using the "natural" means at...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 13:25
Replies: 17
Views: 735
Posted By LinksRadikal
The classic answer is short and simple - pretty...

The classic answer is short and simple - pretty much the only option here, save for some nightmarish scenario of total imperialist domination on behalf of primarily the US and its partners (which...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 13:07
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By LinksRadikal
Of course, the usage of the term in OP should...

Of course, the usage of the term in OP should have been rhetorical and metaphorical. I don't think there is any basis for a literal claim that the Atlantic piracy was marked by any kind of modern...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 12:58
Replies: 62
Views: 2,222
Posted By LinksRadikal
I suppose the right course of action would be to...

I suppose the right course of action would be to pack up, go there and do something do something amirite? Or perhaps shut our pieholes and only speak when something duly optimistic and favorable...
Forum: Politics 25th January 2015, 14:11
Replies: 56
Views: 1,791
Posted By LinksRadikal
You know, I had this exact talk with my folks...

You know, I had this exact talk with my folks concerning the election here. The logic was completely the same - anything to remove the dominant center right party from power. The argument also...
Forum: Learning 23rd January 2015, 19:49
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By LinksRadikal
The real deal here is if it matters how many...

The real deal here is if it matters how many people exactly this man, as head of state, had executed - or not. I don't think it is, and while this opens my own position to an emotional kind of...
Forum: Learning 23rd January 2015, 19:20
Replies: 12
Views: 415
Posted By LinksRadikal
This is true. One of the fundamentally...

This is true.

One of the fundamentally alien ideas introduced in the guise of Marxism-Leninism is that of the non-antagonistic social classes.
The elaboration in the On the Draft Constitution...
Forum: Learning 19th January 2015, 01:29
Replies: 18
Views: 650
Posted By LinksRadikal
Elementary question, and an elementary answer. ...

Elementary question, and an elementary answer.

Because private property over the productive resources of mankind today (in its capitalist form) leads to disastrous consequences for the mass of...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 16th January 2015, 04:23
Replies: 42
Views: 1,197
Posted By LinksRadikal
Sigh. When someone is hell bent on pursuing that...

Sigh. When someone is hell bent on pursuing that dead end to its equally dead end implications, reason only goes so far, right?

Marx isn't advocating for any "community of women"; the sense of...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 16th January 2015, 03:51
Replies: 42
Views: 1,197
Posted By LinksRadikal
The thing is, he doesn't. It's you who's...

The thing is, he doesn't. It's you who's misunderstanding the quoted passage.

"But you communists would introduce the community of women" - this is a mockery of what Marx implies was a common...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 16th January 2015, 02:36
Replies: 42
Views: 1,197
Posted By LinksRadikal
That's not really helpful or a productive view of...

That's not really helpful or a productive view of things.

First of all - which scientific research would that be? It's easy to enlist modern science in your aid, but if this is a mere empty...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 16th January 2015, 02:12
Replies: 42
Views: 1,197
Posted By LinksRadikal
Sure, it's just that forum posts necessarily lead...

Sure, it's just that forum posts necessarily lead to folks leaving some parts of the overall argument out, or to not being that clear - and that's where we collectively, through debate, contribute to...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 16th January 2015, 01:20
Replies: 42
Views: 1,197
Posted By LinksRadikal
The fact that coordination is necessary isn't the...

The fact that coordination is necessary isn't the only thing about the perennial hierarchy problem.

First of all, and opposed to the view of self-management as basically retaining the social form...
Forum: Learning 15th January 2015, 04:47
Replies: 83
Views: 2,290
Posted By LinksRadikal
The same, hopefully. Though that bachelor's is...

The same, hopefully. Though that bachelor's is here to stay.
Forum: Learning 11th January 2015, 17:49
Replies: 33
Views: 1,284
Posted By LinksRadikal
It does share that aspect of subsistence...

It does share that aspect of subsistence ("income"). But apart from that, it is radically different from what communists argue for.

The latter, in short, involves a complete elimination of...
Forum: Theory 11th January 2015, 17:37
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By LinksRadikal
"Volunteers"? :laugh: Yeah, no. The thing is...

"Volunteers"? :laugh:

Yeah, no. The thing is that the usual left communist suspects do not argue on those lines; that would be particularly incoherent for us who're trying to find a way today...
Forum: Literature & Films 8th January 2015, 23:46
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By LinksRadikal
Pretty much the entire movie lOg2kgGtQv8 ...

Pretty much the entire movie

lOg2kgGtQv8

EDIT: though this isn't the most powerful scene from it, but seemingly I can't find the one. The whole thing is such a scene when taken together.
...
Forum: Learning 8th January 2015, 22:47
Replies: 27
Views: 751
Posted By LinksRadikal
Easy there Mr. Mystic, colors are your thing I...

Easy there Mr. Mystic, colors are your thing I know but still they're not easy on the eyes-which-don't-turn-into-their-opposite.
Forum: Politics 8th January 2015, 22:30
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By LinksRadikal
Within the global mind that is the internet, dear...

Within the global mind that is the internet, dear HtN. If you opened up to it you'd see.
Forum: Theory 8th January 2015, 16:46
Replies: 58
Views: 1,744
Posted By LinksRadikal
And here's a part of the tradition I speak of. ...

And here's a part of the tradition I speak of.

The particular problem here is that the usual invocation of material conditions isn't problematic on its own, but that it functions almost...
Forum: Theory 8th January 2015, 16:16
Replies: 58
Views: 1,744
Posted By LinksRadikal
Definitely, though I should add that I italicized...

Definitely, though I should add that I italicized the word "tradition" because I tend to use it in an altogether peculiar way (which may or may not be productive; criticism applies here as well), so...
Forum: Theory 8th January 2015, 16:00
Replies: 58
Views: 1,744
Posted By LinksRadikal
I think both Marxist and anarchist traditions...

I think both Marxist and anarchist traditions need some belittling (more a serious and uncompromising critique, but still). There's a whole heap of strictily traditional features and (pseudo)problems...
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