Communism and Historical Necessity

  • Ervin Laszlo


Communism is a world-wide phenomenon, a fact that actively influences the existence of almost one third of the world’s population. Its basic tenets may be criticised, but the fact that they have produced certain social and economic phenomena cannot be ignored. However, there is a fundamental difference between Communist theory and Communist practice. If we find this difference and define it, we shall have a platform for criticizing its dogma without casting doubt upon the results it has produced.


Conditioning Factor Basic Tenet Cosmic Evolution Underdeveloped Nation Historical Necessity 
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© Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague, Netherlands 1963

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