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Robespierre Vs Lenin

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“Politically, this development led Marx into an actual surrender of freedom to necessity. He did what his teacher in revolution, Robespierre, had done before him and what his greatest disciple, Lenin, was to do after him in the most momentous revolution his teachings have yet inspired…Yet even Lenin, despite his dogmatic Marxism, might perhaps have been capable of avoiding this surrender…” Ardent believed that this did not have to happen that way, both Robespierre and Lenin could have used their power to empower the community itself but, instead they choose crowd pleasing and never had a foundation. Popularity is based on what that ruler can give to its people but what the people really need is freedom and empowerment so they can fix their
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