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Onward Comrades!

11/23/2011

And now for a word from Karl:

You are horrified at our intending to do away with private property. But in your existing society, private property is already done away with for nine-tenths of the population; its existence for the few is solely due to its non-existence in the hands of those nine-tenths. You reproach us, therefore, with intending to do away with a form of property, the necessary condition for whose existence is the non-existence of any property for the immense majority of society.

In one word, you reproach us with intending to do away with your property. Precisely so; that is just what we intend.

-Karl Marx

For us in Russia communism is a dead dog. For many people in the West, it is still a living lion. – Alexander Solzehnitsyn.

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