Communist Eschatology: A Christian Philosophical Analysis of the Post-Capitalistic Views of Marx, Engels and Lenin – Part 2

intellectual life processes in general-thus Marx.21

But labor is never individual. It is and was and always will be social. This is the crux of both the primitive communist and

the eschatological communist doctrine of labor. "The individual and isolated hunter or fisher who forms the starting-point with

[George Adam] Smith and [David] Ricardo belongs to the inspired illusions of the eighteenth century," declared Marx.22 Hence

the individuals "Adam" and "Robinson Crusoe" are illusions, asserted Marx23 'anti-Crusoe-istically.'24 And as Marx himself

mentioned, "My own existence is a social activity. For this reason, what I myself produce, I produce for society and with the