What is Revolution? What is Emancipation?
Brief Introduction by Franz J.
To begin. Nearly all the main
words, concepts and conceptions that we use to describe modern history,
like revolution, renaissance, reformation, religion and reform, were
coined and filled with ruling class interests and connotations without
the intellectual participation of the exploited slaves, peasants and
workers. The above are ruling ideas of the various ruling classes.
Words and language are very inadequate means of communication, they can
barely capture an inkling of social flowing processes, they do not
think for us. By rote we could learn a million words, and still remain
as ignorant as ever. However, if pretty soon we will not start to think
all of, by and for ourselves, here and now, others, for example,
Murdoch or Bill Gates surely will be thinking for us, will swamp our
skulls with fascist 'newspeak'. There is no antidote against
pathological obscurantism, also there is no substitute for
Enjoy these creative glimpses about the anticipatory concepts
revolution and emancipation.