By Bill Gunston
An Illustrated advisor to fashionable Airborne Missiles ASIN: 0668058226 EAN: 9780668058223 Binding: Hardcover
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London, 1930, p. 119. THE PHILOSOPHICAL TENETS IN IDEOLOGY 19 the independent existence and causal primacy of the physical world. Behind Marx’s view was the notion that sound political action must be founded on sound metaphysics, or theory of existence. 8 When Marx polemicized in 1850 against other Communist leaders who wanted to make an insurrection in Germany directly and were disinclined to spend the next years reading in the British Museum Library while waiting for economic forces to bring forth a capitalist crisis, he charged them with being philosophical idealists rather than materialists: this faction, he maintained, ‘substitutes dogmatism for the standpoint of criticism, and idealism for materialism.
Such doctrines as that of the Superman could be ideologically interpreted and aligned in the most diverse ways. Artists and writers could regard themselves as Nietzsche’s elite, the rejectors of the ‘bourgeoise compromise’, who stood high above the mediocrities of the mass-man; the artists were the warriors against the past ascetic decade. ’;53 the socialist novelist Jack London was a disciple of both Nietzsche and Marx, depicting his mighty proletarians as cast in a superman’s mould; ‘Nietzsche was right.
29 Margaret Cole, The Story of Fabian Socialism, London, 1961, p. 28. 30 Thus, the history of utilitarianism has diffused through the various wings; with the later Mill and the Fabians it really entered on a second cycle, with its beginnings on the left. Whether a political ideology would attach the utilitarian tenet to itself depended largely on the given phase in the tenet’s history. Young Marxists trying to differentiate themselves from an idiom which was virtually common to liberals, laborites, and conservatives, tried to define their ideology as utterly hostile to utilitarianism; Marx’s cantankerous phrases against Mill, Bentham, and utilitarianism would be cited, though even Marxists were ill at ease with this rancor because almost every political speech they gave when it made sense, was cast in the language of human happiness.