TITLE

Marx, Moral Responsibility, and The Cambodian Revolution

AUTHOR(S)
Magstadt, Thomas M.
PUB. DATE
July 1981
SOURCE
National Review;7/24/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 14, p830
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the tragic legacy of Marxism-Leninism, Stalinism, Maoism and Kampuchean communism. It examines the logical correlation between political violence and Marxism as understood by Vladimir Lenin in the establish of socialism in the Soviet Union. Mao Tse-tung of China, just like Joseph Stalin of the Soviet Union, moved to create a political system that is founded on violence against politics, society and intellectuals. The supreme of the party is affirmed by Lenin, Stalin and Mao despite Karl Marx's contrary view.
ACCESSION #
6079109

 

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