Histomat: Adventures in Historical Materialism

'Historical materialism is the theory of the proletarian revolution.' Georg Luk√°cs

Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Jesus Christ

Was both more and less a revolutionary figure than Lenin and Trotsky. Discuss.

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At 10:37 am, Blogger Phil BC said...

That's a bit of a broad topic for such a tiny comment box!

I will note that on a recent survey (sorry, can't remember who did it, it was featured on Ceefax this morning) that there are 14% of people in Britain didn't know who Jesus was. I just find that too bizarre to comprehend.

At 11:31 am, Blogger Snowball said...

Phil - it is not that bizarre when one remembers that Christmas now seems to be officially sponsored by the Coca Cola Company. Some people are bound to be confused.

On the subject of the corporate takeover of Xmas, see China Mieville's great little story here


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