The leftist time-warp of the early 19th century

The left is caught in a time warp of early nineteenth-century intellectual culture when the battle of science, secularism, and philosophy were in the early innings of a battle that was crucial to modernity but is a bit old-fashioned now. The battle between Hegelian idealism and reductionist materialism was artificial and resulted in the pointless antagonism to idealism in the name of Hegelian extravagance. The far more intelligible brand of Kant was lost in the contraction of thinking that operated on a set of cliches and classic incidents.
The end result has been a left crippled on the questions of philosophy, science, and culture and a worldview that almost noone can accept anymore, making the rejection of socialist thinking a certainty. There is no battle of good and evil between materialism and idealism, and no need for any track toward postcapitalism to even have to bother with such a question.

The eonic model beyond materialism/idealism May 12th, 2018 We keep repeating our critique of marxist theory, suggesting a different approach, e.g. cf. WHEE: One of the reasons to suggest the macro …

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