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Idealism is no pretty word

26 April, 2022 · Foundations

Creation of Adam by God. Michelangelo's fresco in the Sistine Chapel.
Creation of Adam by God. Michelangelo's fresco in the Sistine Chapel.

Since school we are taught idealism in every History, Literature, Language or Philosophy lesson, but also in Mathematics and even in Science. To be called “idealistic” is considered a positive thing. And yet, idealism is a framework that has been present in the worldview of the exploiting classes for thousands of years. And of course, “idealism” is far from being a pretty word.