Socialism And Culture

Socialism And Culture

Should a Socialist society be a single, or a multi-cultural, society? Is there an entity called Socialist culture which is the proper culture of a Socialist society, or, on the other hand, is it a mark of a Socialist society that it offers its members a cultural multiplicity from which to choose?

My own answer is that a Socialist society should be a culturally plural society. Indeed I think that the historical mission of Socialism is to introduce to the world a form of society where the individual may realize himself by drawing at will upon the whole range of human culture which is offered up for his choice freely and in its full profusion.

Many Socialists will disagree with this. For them the attractions of Socialism are...

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