"Arguing economics with a Marxist is like arguing astrodynamics with a flat-earther."
"So it is not only possible proudly to confess Marx's influence on one's thought, but it remains possible in some quarters to impress by doing so. It ought to be embarrassing, but it isn't. Being a bit of a Marxist is like having a closet full of pirate blouses but never having to worry."
"So remember it, otherwise you will mess up the whole thing and you will not be able to help him. It
is very possible that he may be able to harm you, rather than you being helpful to him. So be alert,
because you carry something very fragile. A marxist is like a stone a rock, and you are flowering like
a flower. The clash between a rock and a flower is never going to destroy the rock. The flower may
"representative sampling of a 'school' notorious for resisting classification. Generally, the approach to literature is rhetorically and intellectually dishonest (essentially because being a 21st century Marxist is like being a follower of that crazy pastor who keeps predicting the end of the world: when what you swore was gonna happen don't happen, you need some fancy talkin' to keep the boat afloat)."
"Marxist" is like the "N" word. It's ok to use it among Marxists, but never in mixed company.
It looks at the world in a very narrow way, like many ideologies derived from German Idealism. It sees human nature, the world, capitalism, as a narrow black and white entity.
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