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Milton Friedman – The Path to Socialism

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All this talk about Obama and the slow journey to socialism – the destruction of a free society

What does Milton Friedman think?

Part 1

Part 2

After listening to Friedman you can now read how empowering people to remove selfish & greedy men works…


Bearing in mind as its fundamental problem the abolition of the exploitation of men by men, the entire abolition of the division of the people into classes, the suppression of exploiters, the establishment of a socialist society, and the victory of socialism in all lands, the Third All-Russian Congress of Soviets of Workers’, Soldiers’, and Peasants’ Deputies further resolves: ….

Read more of the Russian Constitution –

And in the abolition of exploitation of men by men and the elimination of the division of people into classes – there will be the ruling class – those who own the means of mental production:

The German Ideology (1846) Marx & Engels

The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas: i.e., the class, which is the ruling material force of society, is at the same time its ruling intellectual force.  The class which has the means of material production at is disposal, has control at the same time over the means of mental production, so that thereby, generally speaking, the ideas of those who lack the means of mental production are subject to it.

Lenin (1902)

The history of all countries shows that the working class, exclusively by its own effort, is able to develop only trade union consciousness.  Class political consciousness can be brought to the workers only from without.

Read more on Marx, Engels, Lenin, Stalin, Socialism, and other advocates of the working class  –
Heaven on Earth – A short history of socialism by Pipes –

A poem by Marx cited  in McLellan, Karl Marx, His Life and Thought

Then I will wander godlike and victorious
Through the ruins of the world
And, giving my words an active force,
I will feel equal to the creator


Written by frrl

March 4, 2010 at 5:16 am

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