Found a cool mash-up for the nerds
Not much has been written on that 1960 Marx course of his, which hasn’t even been available until recently.
… the Marxist ideal, which he saw as the epitome of Western decay.
Strauss was an anomaly. A genius Jew that fled from Hitler to the US and didn’t subsequently turn to leftism. No one else of his calibre used the ancients to reflect on the Marxist regimes of recent history, so this chapter should be good reading too
What a time to be alive, when the enemy was still in the East
Marx is classified as “the father of Communism” who laid the intellectual foundations for the enemy from the East.