Jeffrey Tucker – Liberty Classics: Pictures of the Socialistic Future With Jeffrey Tucker

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In this episode of Liberty Classics, Jeffrey discusses Eugen Richter’s novel, Pictures of the Socialistic Future:

Eugene Richter saw what socialism would mean, and he traced it all out in a marvelous novel that is so prescient that it’s spooky. I had to close the book several times to get over the chills. One reason it is so chilling is that it is written from the point of view of a defender of socialism. To see how the narrator comes to terms with the poverty, the horror, the death — it is all just a bit too realistic a forecast of twentieth-century intellectual life.

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