Romanticism is No Friend of Marxian Socialism

This is an excellent article exposing how the fad of romanticism robs humanity of our optimism, hope and commitment to progress in social evolution. Cynthia Chung traces the process of how Goethe, Schiller and von Humboldt were presented, not as Weimar’s classical poets, but instead as romantics. They were then indirectly linked to Nietzsche and Wagner. The New Left is rooted in the romanticism of the hippie age.

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