To be a Marxist

Today's Maurin

Before he died Karl Marx told one of his friends: “I have lived long enough to be able to say that i am not a Marxist.”

To be a Marxist, according to the logic of Das Kapital, is to maintain that the best thing to do is to wait patiently till Capitalism has fulfilled its historic mission.

To be a Marxist according to the logic of Das Kapital, is to step back, take and academic view of things, and watch the self-satisfied Capitalists dig their own graves.

To be a Marxist, according to the logic of Das Kapital, is to let economic evolution do its work without ever attempting to give it a push.