[OPE-L:8552] Re: Re: Christopher Hill, 1912-2003

From: Paul Bullock (paulbullock@ebms-ltd.co.uk)
Date: Wed Mar 05 2003 - 14:10:10 EST


Can't help I'm afraid... Dr Hill didn't mention Marx much in his written
work.. (more than  James Connelly though!) , but both of them show that once
you accept he was right there is much to be reworked and explained sensibly.


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From: "gerald_a_levy" <gerald_a_levy@msn.com>
To: <ope-l@galaxy.csuchico.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, March 04, 2003 1:43 PM
Subject: [OPE-L:8545] Re: Christopher Hill, 1912-2003

> Paul B: thanks for your comments about Hill in [8538].
> >  Life goes fast
> Indeed, it does but I like this story from _The Guardian_ article about
> Marx:
> >  Hill once gave a radio talk marking the centenary of  the publication
> > Das Kapital. He ended it by telling how, in old age,  Marx  had bumped
> > into a fellow revolutionary from the 1848 barricades, now prosperous
> > and complacent. The acquaintance reflected that, as one got
> >  older, one became less radical and less political. "Do you?" Marx
> > replied.   "Do you? Well, I do not!"
> I'm with Marx on this point.  Indeed,  I even think that engaging in
> struggle often makes one feel young(er) again.  For instance, I felt on
> February 15  like I had re-discovered the fountain of youth!  A
> question:  does anyone know the original source for this story about
> Marx?
> Solidarity, Jerry

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