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on 02-28-2011 at 09:39 AM (65 Views)
Quote Originally Posted by BE2 View Post
It's unfortunate that this contains no reference to Marx inasmuch as his (re)discovery of the Material Dialectic was informed by a previous and similar awakening- the European Spring of 1848. The echoes and fingerprints of history are found all over the noisy exuberance of the new Arab Revolution. What complicates the Marxist interpretation of the events is the admixture of the Islamic dialectic which, of course, Marx never envisioned. And what are the constituents of the Islamic Dialectic that complicate and enrich this new revolution? Submission, Charity, and Jihad. Those three principles elevate this revolution beyond the Marxist classic revolution in new ways that transcend the predictability assumed by Marxist theory while not nullifying the essential laws of Dialectical Materialism.
Pilger misses this (or ignores it) and that's not surprising to me since his focus has always been on the inevitable and predictable consequence of Capitalistic contradiction. That is the limited analysis of Marxist orthodoxy and the reason that Marx always maintained his theory applied most essentially to France and Germany- the milieu w
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