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Polish anti-Marxist thinker dies


Leszek Kolakowski has died, he did so much to expose Marxism as a failure, a false ideology which enabled oppressive dictatorships. I remember reading his books they played a major role in helping me to de-Marx myself.

Adam Easton, BBC News, Warsaw : “The Polish philosopher and historian of ideas, Leszek Kolakowski has died in hospital in Oxford, England. He was 81.One of the few 20th Century eastern European thinkers to gain international renown, he spent almost half of his life in exile from his native country.He argued that the cruelties of Stalinism were not an aberration, but the logical conclusion of Marxism.MPs in Warsaw observed a minute’s silence to remember his contribution to a free and democratic Poland…”more

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