Jack Burton wrote:
As someone who was raised Catholic but is an incredibly lapsed one this train of thought baffles/pisses me off.
Catholicism is probably the oldest standing Christian relgion. They basically invented that shit!
I think they(all they) are so far from the teaching of the carpenter that is kind of paradoxical to hear themselves go in his name. The closer I've seen to a christian is a buddist
To develop their conscience and consciousness, to make them aware of what is going on, to prepare the precarious ground for the future alternatives—this is our task: "our" not only as Marxists but as intellectuals, and that means all those who are still free and able to think by themselves and against indoctrination, communist as well as anticommunist.
Socialist Humanism?, Herbert Marcuse, 1965