We have often been critical of marxist theories of history: the basic framework of historical materialism and the thesis of stages of production is dated now, and the critiques of socialist transformation have an easy time with the whole corpus, which is unfair because Marx, if you set aside his theories, has a huge corpus of relevant material.
It is very unlikely that the public will ever accept a marxist ideology as a foundation for postcapitalism. The whole subject needs to start over, and soon, time is short. As general background the legacy is useful, but the nature of history would be better addressed without scientism as an empirical subject.
Confronting the riddle of world history January 13th, 2018 • After all the debate and discussion from the left the stark reality remains that Marxist views of history suffer from a flawed foundatio…
Source: Eonic Effects: World history: a complex enigma – Darwiniana
For years, Third Way politicians claimed to be modernizing progressive politics by rejecting leftist policies. But their political project now stands in ruins — and it’s democratic socialism that is on the rise.
Source: The Third Way Is the Past. Socialism Is the Future.
Not raving Marxists clamoring for state-run economy, evidence shows four in 10 Americans overall would rather live in country that provides “universal health care, tuition-free education, and a decent day’s wage for a decent day’s work.”
Source: A 2020 Reminder: 55% of US Women Between 18 and 54 Would Rather Live Under Socialism Than Capitalism | Common Dreams News
…revolutionary communism as a variant of the democratic revolutions of the early modern… March 22nd, 2018
Source: …revolutionary communism as a variant of the democratic revolutions of the early modern… – Darwiniana
Communism and Gaian stewardship
June 14th, 2018 ·
As examine the eonic effect it dawns on us that evolution has to be a global process: the idea of piecemeal evolution is unrealistic as science even though it is endlessly promoted as science (scientism). We lack a real framework for correct analysis of this, and of evolution. But we can wistfully look to a future of science and cast the issue planetary
life in a larger cosmological context. Continue reading “The left, Gaia and planetary scale transformations”