The Communist Postscript
Since Plato, philosophers have dreamed of establishing a rational state ruled through the power of language. In this radical and disturbing account of Soviet philosophy, Boris Groys argues that communism shares that dream and is best understood as an attempt to replace financial with linguistic bonds as the cement uniting society. The transformative power of language, the medium of equality, is the key to any new communist revolution. -- Back cover.
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I was interested in a communist philosopher's take on post-communism. I hope this isn't the best attempt. Some gems: 'The struggle between these positions [marking left and right of party] determined ... Read full review