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Forum: Learning Today, 10:19
Replies: 2
Views: 57
Posted By Tim Cornelis
It would first of all depend on what the...

It would first of all depend on what the customarily accepted percentage of votes is required for a decision to be implemented. Decision making in communist society (I don't think there's such a...
Forum: Introductions 17th September 2014, 18:53
Replies: 23
Views: 3,411
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Feminist separatism is thus analogous to...

Feminist separatism is thus analogous to workerism, and should therefore be dismissed on the same basis.
Forum: Learning 17th September 2014, 18:40
Replies: 27
Views: 1,292
Posted By Tim Cornelis
The definition of dictatorship is not relevant,...

The definition of dictatorship is not relevant, nor even Roman Law definition an sich. It's the meaning of the concept of the revolutionary dictatorship as used by the person who coined the term. The...
Forum: Learning 17th September 2014, 11:56
Replies: 27
Views: 1,292
Posted By Tim Cornelis
And I've explained why this is a flawed approach....

And I've explained why this is a flawed approach. You take a concept, strip it of its specific meaning, and superimpose your own interpretation on it.
Forum: Learning 16th September 2014, 08:57
Replies: 27
Views: 1,292
Posted By Tim Cornelis
I'm sorry but you are ridiculously trying to...

I'm sorry but you are ridiculously trying to stretch a definition to have force it to fit a category you want to fit in there.

When you speak of a DOTP you speak of something differently than...
Forum: Practice & Propaganda 15th September 2014, 18:25
Replies: 19
Views: 2,898
Posted By Tim Cornelis
^Decent by Maoist standards, insane by normal...

^Decent by Maoist standards, insane by normal ones. Heeey˛˛h.
Forum: Practice & Propaganda 15th September 2014, 09:38
Replies: 19
Views: 2,898
Posted By Tim Cornelis
I'm sorry but this reeks of...

I'm sorry but this reeks of https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_action_role-playing_game
Forum: Learning 15th September 2014, 07:37
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Tim Cornelis
https://libcom.org/library/paresh-chattopadhyay-ma...

https://libcom.org/library/paresh-chattopadhyay-marxian-concept-capital-soviet-experience

I'd say this is much better than the text linked to above. (not trying to one up, just saying it's a bit...
Forum: Learning 14th September 2014, 20:12
Replies: 27
Views: 1,292
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Hypothesising about what Bordigists may believe.

Hypothesising about what Bordigists may believe.
Forum: Learning 14th September 2014, 18:01
Replies: 14
Views: 539
Posted By Tim Cornelis
What this suggests to me is that you think a...

What this suggests to me is that you think a revolutionary dictatorship will be established and then policies will be enacted to empower workers. Which kind of implies reforms from above.

Economic...
Forum: Learning 14th September 2014, 14:15
Replies: 27
Views: 1,292
Posted By Tim Cornelis
This can be inferred from how Marx used the word...

This can be inferred from how Marx used the word dictatorship to refer to Cavaignac and how his contemporaries used the world dictatorship similarly. In that time period the Roman Law concept was...
Forum: Learning 14th September 2014, 09:14
Replies: 27
Views: 1,292
Posted By Tim Cornelis
It assumes that, in the modern sense, a...

It assumes that, in the modern sense, a dictatorship is not tied to the ending of a crisis, which is true. Indeed, the governance of 'bourgeois dictatorships', as in autocratic or despotic...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 13th September 2014, 14:29
Replies: 39
Views: 1,875
Posted By Tim Cornelis
American colonialists have raped women, therefore...

American colonialists have raped women, therefore we can just ignore the rape of German women by Red Army troops, because logic. This is a typical deflection by 'semi-communists' (Soviet apologists...
Forum: Learning 13th September 2014, 10:16
Replies: 27
Views: 1,292
Posted By Tim Cornelis
It's a draft essay-ish text by me. I'm still torn...

It's a draft essay-ish text by me. I'm still torn on whether to use dictatorship and for what (hence, why it's an unfinished draft thingy).

Sources: Roman Law: An Historical Introduction
The...
Forum: Learning 12th September 2014, 12:21
Replies: 27
Views: 1,292
Posted By Tim Cornelis
We do not have a dictatorship of the bourgeoisie....

We do not have a dictatorship of the bourgeoisie. Marx and Engels certainly never spoke of this, and for good reason.

(unfinished text) One myth related to the revolutionary dictatorship of the...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 11th September 2014, 17:34
Replies: 23
Views: 1,251
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im makes a similar...

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im makes a similar argument. Islamism uses a modern concept of the state to advocate sharia, but such a state concept is alien to sharia as it developed circa 500.

" Showing...
Forum: Learning 8th September 2014, 19:55
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Norms and customs can be enforced through sheer...

Norms and customs can be enforced through sheer acceptance. For instance, in both band society and more tribal societies with customary law, people would, for instance, go to an elder with a dispute...
Forum: Learning 8th September 2014, 17:18
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By Tim Cornelis
I don't get it?

I don't get it?
Forum: Learning 8th September 2014, 17:07
Replies: 87
Views: 4,284
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Bourgeois communism is an oxymoron, bourgeois...

Bourgeois communism is an oxymoron, bourgeois socialism isn't.



That may be true, but I'd like to see some causal evidence. But industrialisation has been accomplished throughout the world...
Forum: Learning 8th September 2014, 10:51
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By Tim Cornelis
There's loads and loads of threads about this....

There's loads and loads of threads about this. Since the revleft search function sucks, use google.

http://www.revleft.com/vb/prisons-and-justice-t175812/index.html...
Forum: Learning 7th September 2014, 01:03
Replies: 87
Views: 4,284
Posted By Tim Cornelis
I think there is a substantial and qualitative...

I think there is a substantial and qualitative difference between a proletarian class analysis and vague populistic sloganeering (e.g. "serve the people").



I'm not sure what this is supposed...
Forum: Theory 4th September 2014, 14:02
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Also, what counts as first world? Human...

Also, what counts as first world?

Human Development Index:
...
Forum: Theory 4th September 2014, 13:32
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By Tim Cornelis
"Leading Light Communism is the fourth and...

"Leading Light Communism is the fourth and highest stage of revolutionary science. It is the spiritual hydrogen bomb of the people! Long live the leading light!!!" lol

Maoist Third Worldism is...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 4th September 2014, 10:42
Replies: 81
Views: 3,482
Posted By Tim Cornelis
1. I have talked about the problem of the...

1. I have talked about the problem of the 'bourgeoisification' of the proletariat in the West on this forum, and was never accused of Maoist Third Worldism. So have many others, and neither were...
Forum: Ongoing Struggles 4th September 2014, 10:14
Replies: 64
Views: 4,701
Posted By Tim Cornelis
I don't follow this logic to be honest. As you...

I don't follow this logic to be honest. As you say, if there were "thousands" of deserters this means there would be at least 2,000 (although to me, 'by the thousands' implies many more than that),...
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