Archive for the 'Rousseau' Category

8 September, 2021

Posted by Socrates in Marx, Marxism, Moses Hess, Rousseau at 2:56 pm | Permanent Link

I once wrote that the Jewish socialist, Moses Hess (1812-1875), was the “Marx before Marx” (which he kinda was, since he influenced both Marx and Engels) [1]. But Rousseau (1712-1778) came even before Hess. Rousseau’s ideology re: private property could be called “Marxist” and he could be called “the first popular Marxist.” [Article]. . [1] […]

24 August, 2021

Posted by Socrates in Castro, communism, Cuba, egalitarianism, France, French Revolution, human equality, Marxism, movies, Rousseau at 2:41 pm | Permanent Link

“The Lady and the Duke” (2001); in French with English subtitles. This is a good movie about the French Revolution (1789-1799), which I have posted about before. Filmed in a unique way, this movie documents the “first communist revolution in history” (i.e., leftists overthrew and murdered the king and queen of France thanks largely to […]