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1/8 My favorite #quote by #JosephStalin, which explains the scientific, #DialecticalMaterialist explanation of true freedom in material reality, not just as an abstract ideal. #StalinIsBack #StalinLives #JVStalin #Stalin #StalinQuote #StalinQuotes #Truth #MELS #MarxismLeninism
2/8 Having an #objective, #rational, #ScientificSocialist, #Dialectical, & #Materialist viewpoint allows us to accurately see & evaluate & analyze #Truth & #Reality as they truly materially exist in this universe.
3/8 An idealistic, dogmatic viewpoint, which capitalists have, however, makes one irrational enough to 'see' freedom where freedom stays trapped on a piece of paper while people are oppressed in their actual lived lives.
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If we share works from Marx, we’re allegedly Marxists.

If we share works from Bookchin, we’re allegedly Bookchinites.

The Left’s infatuation with categorization/labels takes precedence over nuanced, scientific understanding, and this is at the core of our sectarianism problem.
For a solid grasp on why humans think this way, it is worth taking cues from the field of Human Behavioral Biology.

We‘d like to share some clips from a lecture series provided by Professor Robert Sapolsky at Stanford in 2010.

Here is Sapolsky on why we use categories + labels.
“When you are paying too much attention to categories, you can’t differentiate two facts that fall within the same category.”
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