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Forum: Learning Today, 08:49
Replies: 7
Views: 141
Posted By Tim Cornelis
There's no word. Anarchism is a less coherent...

There's no word. Anarchism is a less coherent political theory, I guess that's why. There are also anarcho-communists that reject anarcho-syndicalism that aren't ultraleft.

I'd just call 'em...
Forum: Theory 25th February 2015, 08:14
Replies: 12
Views: 258
Posted By Tim Cornelis
deja vu. I swear there was a thread exactly like...

deja vu. I swear there was a thread exactly like this on before. I said something like a 'bureaucrat, not everyone can be a revolutionary.'
Forum: Learning 21st February 2015, 19:50
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Many of those questions presuppose a certain...

Many of those questions presuppose a certain deontological freedom-based ethos, which Marxists reject. So a Marxist response would generally be a shrug: it's irrelevant whether by some abstract...
Forum: Learning 20th February 2015, 13:37
Replies: 46
Views: 1,538
Posted By Tim Cornelis
There's secular Zionism as well.

There's secular Zionism as well.
Forum: Learning 20th February 2015, 13:20
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Dictatorship didn't mean then what it means now....

Dictatorship didn't mean then what it means now. Dictatorship meant power temporarily being place in a person or institution to quell civil unrest, and then it meant something like all power...
Forum: History 19th February 2015, 21:12
Replies: 33
Views: 1,056
Posted By Tim Cornelis
By in the 1940s I meant it was considered a...

By in the 1940s I meant it was considered a bourgeois revolution in academic debate from then onwards until the 1970s.

This article kicked it off:
...
Forum: History 18th February 2015, 18:26
Replies: 33
Views: 1,056
Posted By Tim Cornelis
I don't find that terribly convincing. Some...

I don't find that terribly convincing. Some switching of allegiances happens in any revolution, but apparently there weren't any substantial political reforms that opened up the way for bourgeois law...
Forum: History 18th February 2015, 18:21
Replies: 33
Views: 1,056
Posted By Tim Cornelis
The English Civil War was generally considered to...

The English Civil War was generally considered to be a bourgeois revolution from the 1940s onward. This has been rejected based on new evidence.

Rednoise your comment is already abandoning...
Forum: History 18th February 2015, 16:58
Replies: 33
Views: 1,056
Posted By Tim Cornelis
No bourgeois revolution in Britain

There appears to have been no bourgeois revolution in Great Britain. If true, it would seem quite devastating to Marxism. Can anyone help with this?
Forum: Philosophy 18th February 2015, 15:41
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By Tim Cornelis
What about teleology in Marxism?...

What about teleology in Marxism? http://www.revleft.com/vb/teleological-notions-marxism-t192353/index.html?p=2821154#post2821154
Forum: Theory 18th February 2015, 15:40
Replies: 22
Views: 593
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Teleological notions in Marxism

What do people here think about teleology in Marxism? Expressed in sentences similar to "the historic mission of the proletariat is to bring about the end of class society". The historical...
Forum: Theory 18th February 2015, 09:36
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Binman / doctor issue: ...

Binman / doctor issue:

http://marxistpedia.mwzip.com/wiki/A_Marxist_FAQ#Will_people_stop_doing_skilled_work_like_being_a_doctor.3F

From each according to his abilities to each according to his...
Forum: Sports & Health 15th February 2015, 19:32
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By Tim Cornelis
This gym though: ...

This gym though:
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x20ylci_the-gym-for-lazy-rich-people_fun
lol.
Forum: Sports & Health 15th February 2015, 14:17
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By Tim Cornelis
CrossFit: libertarian cashgrab scam

I didn't know a lot about crossfit, it just seemed a little weird to me, but reading a little bit about after seeing some terrible videos, it seems that CrossFit is a libertarian cash grab scam. It...
Forum: Learning 15th February 2015, 11:55
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By Tim Cornelis
http://www.revleft.com/vb/basic-communist-marxist-...

http://www.revleft.com/vb/basic-communist-marxist-t170049/index.html?t=170049
http://www.revleft.com/vb/fundamentals-various-theoriesi-t188663/index.html?t=188663



Marxist historiography is...
Forum: Learning 11th February 2015, 08:55
Replies: 15
Views: 596
Posted By Tim Cornelis
It did exist and they did recognise it. "If...

It did exist and they did recognise it.

"If the crises demonstrate the incapacity of the bourgeoisie for managing any longer modern productive forces, the transformation of the great...
Forum: Learning 9th February 2015, 19:04
Replies: 20
Views: 923
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Why do you consider Stalinism petty bourgeois?

Why do you consider Stalinism petty bourgeois?
Forum: Theory 8th February 2015, 17:58
Replies: 55
Poll: Marx?
Views: 1,795
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Without Marx we could never have communism?

Without Marx we could never have communism?
Forum: Learning 8th February 2015, 12:42
Replies: 26
Views: 1,424
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Euphemism or hyperbole?

Euphemism or hyperbole?
Forum: Learning 7th February 2015, 15:37
Replies: 26
Views: 1,424
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Sure. Maybe add how Bolivia is doing the...

Sure. Maybe add how Bolivia is doing the opposite, trying to relax regulations for corporations and create a hospitable business environment.
Forum: Sciences and Environment 6th February 2015, 21:56
Replies: 19
Views: 518
Posted By Tim Cornelis
Production requires resources, and most used...

Production requires resources, and most used resources are non-renewable so increased powers of production means faster depletion. That's the argument, not whether we have the productive potential...
Forum: Sciences and Environment 6th February 2015, 20:50
Replies: 19
Views: 518
Posted By Tim Cornelis
I'm pretty sure the global population is already...

I'm pretty sure the global population is already projected to stabilise around 10 billion and then gradually fall.

Also:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezVk1ahRF78

Also:
...
Forum: Sciences and Environment 6th February 2015, 11:48
Replies: 18
Views: 665
Posted By Tim Cornelis
If it's a justification, it's a justification of...

If it's a justification, it's a justification of wealth redistribution. Capitalist apologists propose the opposite: wealth inequality is the product of inequality of hard work. The rich work hard,...
Forum: Learning 6th February 2015, 08:44
Replies: 26
Views: 1,424
Posted By Tim Cornelis
'Horrible economic policy' means economic...

'Horrible economic policy' means economic policies that largely ignores the interests of capital causing capital flight. It is a bourgeois state that doesn't rule in the interests of capital, which...
Forum: Politics 4th February 2015, 16:20
Replies: 26
Views: 1,308
Posted By Tim Cornelis
There does seem to be an underlying issue of...

There does seem to be an underlying issue of ethics in Q's insistence on a democracy. Democracy seems to be a principle, an end in itself, and therefore everything that doesn't conform to this...
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