[OPE-L:4924] Re: 179 Years Ago

Mon, 5 May 1997 16:11:02 -0700 (PDT)

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Jerry in ope-l 4916:

> (2) Marxs favorite motto was:
> "De omnibus dubitandum"
> ["Doubt everything"]
> Shouldnt this anti-authoritarian standpoint be part of the
> perspective of Marxists today?

Today and tomorrow. Forever!! It is the only way to make progress in
our understanding of capitalism. Even to change, it we cannot follow
the "catholic way to comunism".

> Shouldnt we adopt this motto when accessing any writer, including
> Marx?

I adopted it many years ago. I dont see why Marx would have an
special status. My admiration for Marx began when I read his favorite
motto. I was a teenager.

Alejandro R.

P.S. Who is Martha Gimenez? Is she in this list? Does she speak