[OPE-L:5612] Re: Re: Ockam's Razor

From: Paul Cockshott (paul@cockshott.com)
Date: Thu May 17 2001 - 09:31:14 EDT

On Thu, 17 May 2001, you wrote:
> > And the
> > current status of revolutionary theory is a joke.
> > It is certainly knowledge of a most unsatisfactory
> > kind.
> Well ... one hopes that we have learned something
> from working class and revolutionary history.
> This is most certainly not 'a joke' from the
> standpoint of the working class for whom an
> ability to grasp some of the lessons of history
> can mean the difference between success and
> failure and life and death.

My point is not that the subject of revolution
is a joking matter, but that the status of what
claims to be revolutionary theory was.

If you think it is not, what well established
theory of how to carry out revolutions in 
capitalist countries can you point to. I mean
a theory that has been tested in practice?
Paul Cockshott, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
0141 330 3125  mobile:07946 476966

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