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24 November 2005

The Hagiography of Mediocrity

The bourgeoisie has stripped of its halo every occupation hitherto honoured and looked up to with reverent awe. It has converted the physician, the lawyer, the priest, the poet, the man of science, into its paid wage labourers.

- Karl Marx

And, when the art of blogging is subjected to the halo-stripping of the bourgeoisie, who better than Lenin to sort the new 'commentariat' from the comentaritwats.

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