“In his name [Karl Marx], over 100 million people were murdered. May 5, 2018 marks Karl Marx’s 200thbirthday, and his profound errors still smolder and threaten new conflagrations.” Edward Hudgins
“Marx was a radical materialist.” Ibid
“Many young people on campuses today, indoctrinated with Marx’s errors [atheism, socialism, etc.], also reject the rational search for truth in favor of censorship and violence.” Ibid
Editor’s Note: For those interested in learning the depths of the Marxist/Communist worldview I am suggesting: a) You Can Still Trust theCommunists…to be Communists by Fred C. Schwarz and David A. Noebel; b) Understanding The Times: A Survey of Competing Worldviewsby Jeff Myers and David A. Noebel.
Edward Hudgins, American Thinker, May 5, 2018
In his name, over 100 million people were murdered. May 5, 2018 marks Karl Marx’s 200th birthday, and his profound errors still smolder and threaten new conflagrations.
Marx was born into a Europe transforming into a modern, industrial society. Individuals were leaving ancestral villages and farms for growing cities and their seemingly dehumanizing factories. Incredible wealth was being created, but would the factory workers benefit from their labors? What did the future of this emerging new world hold?
History as class conflict
Marx posed as a “scientific socialist,” explaining the past and prophesying the future.
Marx was a radical materialist. He asserted that history is a class conflict based on economic forces. People’s ideas, what Marx called “phantoms of their brains,” are not the drivers of our destinies. We are simply the pawns of the factors of production and distribution of wealth. We don’t make our tools so much as our tools make us. Continue reading