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For the Love of Marx

bleechers Wrote: Apr 03, 2012 2:04 PM
The Luther reference seems gratuitous. It's also a bit of a logical leap. Luther came out of an anti-Semitic organization (see: C-um Nimis Absurdum which also arose out of the same roots). The monk reflected his education and indoctrination in that religious culture. "Since it is absurd and utterly inconvenient that the Jews, who through their own fault were condemned by God to eternal slavery..." Pope Paul IV That document first gave us Jewish people being forced to live in ghettos; having to wear yellow marks on their clothing; and their removal from white collar professions. They were forbidden to even eat with "Christians." I feel no strong desire to defend Luther on many points, but to single him out seems odd.

There are more Marxists teaching in Sociology Departments in America than living in the former Soviet Union. These sociologists hold themselves out as scientists despite the fact that they fail consistently in their efforts to predict the future. In fact, most of them lack the competence to accurately predict the past. Among the least competent and most intellectually dishonest is Gary L. Faulkner, Professor Emeritus from the University of North Carolina.

Faulkner recently claimed that Marx predicted the events we are seeing in the Occupy Wall Street movement. He also claimed that events from the 20th Century bolster the credibility of...