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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LibraryThing
Marx's style is difficult to decipher. In "On the Jewish Question," it was difficult to determine exactly how ironic he was being. I've since learned that when talking about the Jewish Cult he was really referring to the Capitalist Cult, but this is far from clear, and you can see just how easily anti-semites could have coopted these ideas for their own ends. His "Economic and Philosophical Manuscripts" seem more weighty, but I wasn't exactly sure in what way until I read Fromm's "Marx's Concept of Man" and had it explained to me. Probably not the ideal leisure book, unless you like spending more time on a text than I do (entirely possible).
Review: Early WritingsUser Review - Goodreads
I'm not going to be generous with Marx because he would become among the most consequential thinkers of modernity. Of anyone, Marx would have noted that being worshipful of the well-regarded is idiocy ...