02 JAN 2014 by ideonexus

 Democracy in Socialism

The people's democratic dictatorship uses two methods. Towards the enemy, it uses the method of dictatorship, that is, for as long a period of time as is necessary it does not let them take part in political activities and compels them to obey the law of the People's Government and to engage in labour and, through labour, transform themselves into new men. Towards the people, on the contrary, it uses the method not of compulsion but of democracy, that is, it must necessarily let them take par...
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An important point to remember that one is a form of governance and the other is an economic model; therefore, the two are not in opposition.

03 JAN 2011 by ideonexus

 The Importance of Enjoying Science

Another value of science is the fun called intellectual enjoyment which some people get from reading and learning and thinking about it, and which others get from working in it. This is a very real and important point and one which is not considered enough by those who tell us it is our social responsibility to reflect on the impact of science on society. Is this mere personal enjoyment of value to society as a whole? No! But it is also a responsibility to consider the value of society itself...
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While the personal enjoyment does not contribute to society, expressing this enjoyment, organizing it for others to enjoy benefits society.