Chairman Mao on bookworms

“We shouldn’t read too many books. We should read Marxist books, but not too many of them, either. It will be enough to read a few dozen. If we read too many we can become bookworms, dogmatists and revisionists.”

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from Chairman Mao Talks to the People, Talks and Letters: 1956-1971 (NY: Pantheon Press, 1974), p 19; cited in MIM Theory #8 – The Anarchist Ideal & Communist Revolution (1995), p  61.

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